News & Announcements

Distance Learning in Name Only

To maintain our commitment to students during the pandemic, the Village Learning Place (VLP) adapted summer programming for virtual delivery. “Distance” learning has done the opposite for LINK classrooms this summer.  “I would say it’s been an interesting level of closeness or authenticity to our real lives,” said LINK Summer 3rd-6th grade teacher DJ Nash. “I think all the adults on here are a little sillier than they […]

No Meal Service for 8/4

Due to inclement weather, our meal pick-up service will not take place today. We expect meal service to resume tomorrow, August 5. Take care and stay dry out there.

Pass the Mic to VLP Staff

We at the Village Learning Place are a community of lifelong learners and practitioners of cultural awareness. As such, we consider it our duty to listen while in conversation with others, invite all voices to participate, and act when a moment calls us. The uprisings in streets across the globe and the flooding of digital […]

VLP Annual Meeting June 23

Join us for a virtual meeting to learn more about current happenings at the VLP and contribute to the community conversation to answer, “How would you like to see the VLP support our community during this time?”  The VLP Board & leadership wants to hear from you! Tuesday, June 23, 6:30-7:15pm Meeting number: 132 934 […]

We Stand In Solidarity

The Village Learning Place is deeply saddened and angered by recent acts of anti-Black violence that have traumatized communities across the country, stemming from a long, troubling history of systemic racism. We mourn the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Tony McDade, and so many others. Black lives matter and we stand in solidarity with those working to advance equity, advocate for reform, and […]

Celebrating Community in Quarantine

Eager to shake off the cloudiness of quarantine days and determined to reconnect with a sense of normalcy, Kathleen Overman planned a Porch Prom to give everyone in her neighborhood something to look forward to.  On May 2, Abell residents zipped up their prom dresses, buttoned their vests, and in one case fastened their toga, […]

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