Lock-in For Life
Friday, October 9 | 6:00-9:00pm
Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson in partnership with Fulton-DeKalb Hospital Authority, Berean Christian Church and Prevailing Love Worship Center present the 2nd Annual Lock-In For Life, an event that will bring together 150 male students ages 13-15 from DeKalb County middle and high schools and give them the tools to develop and/or enhance soft skills to effectively deal with peer pressure. Attendees will also receive pertinent information on mental health, suicide and drug prevention. Several corporations will participate in the Lock-In For Life including health organizations, professional sports athletes, attorneys, professors, civic activists, poets, judges and many other notable DeKalb County citizens.
- TikTok Dance-off Contest (to view the guidelines and enter the contest, click HERE)
- Sports Trivia and Games
- Trivia Game
- "Am I My Brother’s Keeper?"
- "Ignorance Is No Defense"
- "Social & Mental Preparedness"
- "A Call To Manhood"
Every attendee that attends the full event will receive a gift bag, gift card to Chick-fil-A, a copy of The King Inside: Practical Advice for Young African-American Males by Dr. Angelise M Rouse and opportunities to win additional prizes throughout the course of the evening.
Register in advance for this event:

Virtual Village 2.0 After-school Programs 
October 5 - December 12
This summer's Virtual Village returns with after-school programming!

When the learning day is over, kids and youth still need to engage in activities to keep them entertained and help them thrive. After-school programs have been shown to improve students’ academic performance, encouraging physical activity and good dietary habits, and improve classroom behavior.

Virtual Village 2.0 offers classes Monday - Saturday, including:
  • Girl Scouts, More to Explore
  • Be Someone Chess Program
  • University Bridges
  • Helping All Students Master Mathematics
  • and much more!
To view all program offerings and to register, please visit DeKalbOYS.