Self-Care, Music, and Art

Music and art can help us share our feelings, goals, hopes, and dreams. Watch the content below for a variety of ways young people have expressed themselves this year.

Piano Performance: Brahms Hungarian Dance no. 5

Presented by Planned Parenthood of Northern, Central, and Southern New Jersey
Check out these talented teens, Mengxin and Menghan from Montgomery Upper Middle school, showcasing their amazing piano skills for our Teen Conference. Sisters and co-founders of UstartTeaching, an online platform connecting passionate youth teachers with students in need to promote accessible and quality education worldwide, also play piano in their free time. Both extremely talented and passionate about teen health and accessibility, these sisters play a rendition of Brahms Hungarian Dance no. 5.

Self-Care: Hand Stitching

Presented by Planned Parenthood of Northern, Central, and Southern NJ
Join Ruth for a tutorial on hand stitching, a nice self-care hobby we could take a moment to try.

Self-Care Scavenger Hunt

Presented by Planned Parenthood of Northern, Central, and Southern NJ
Let's go on a scavenger hunt! We'll find things to remind us how amazing we are and recognize ways to take care of our special selves.

Making a Self-Care Zine

Presented by Planned Parenthood of Northern, Central, and Southern NJ
In this vintage Teen Conference video, learn how to make a zine! A zine (pronounced zeen) is a self-published, non-commercial print work that allows individuals a new alternative avenue for self-expression, reflection, storytelling, or creating awareness for a cause. Zines have been around for a long time and are considered underground art. Zine making is fun, easy and low cost. Gather your ideas, scissors, paper, and markers because we're learning how to create a self care zine.

Musical Performance

Presented by P.A.C.E. (Preparing Artists for College Entrance)
Watch and listen to a beautiful and inspiring performance by the talented young artists of the P.A.C.E. Program, a program of Camden Rep Theater.

Self-Care, Coping, and Silver-Linings During the Pandemic

Presented by the Playground Theater Project
Actors from the Playground Theater Project discuss what self-care skills got them through the last year.

Self-Care TikToks

Presented by Keansburg School Based Youth Services Program
Students from Keansburg High School share some at-home self-care craft ideas.

Voices of Strength, Resilience & Courage: Visions of Lives Free from Domestic Violence

Presented by 180 Turning Lives Around
Voices and Visions is a survivor and supporter multimedia presentation of music, spoken word and art. This 10-year retrospective was created by 180's Amanda's Easel Creative Arts Therapies Program for Domestic Violence Awareness Month.