Music & Art

This year, many of the below submissions by Virtual Teen Conference partners and artists focused on a theme of self-care. While this was not an intentional request, this theme speaks to the challenges we have all faced over the past year - and how we can be resilient together. Watch the content below for a variety of ways young people have expressed themselves this year.

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.

Making a Self-Care Zine

Presented by Planned Parenthood of Northern, Central, and Southern NJ
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.

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.