The University of Alabama’s Courtney Chapman Thomas offers some insight into why pre-teens and teenagers should volunteer, as well as some suggestions for how to volunteer.
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More than 250 University of Alabama Honors College freshmen and upper-class leaders will begin the fall semester with community service projects through Alabama Action, Outdoor Action and Black Belt Action. The programs will run through Friday, Aug. 15, in the West Alabama community.
The University of Alabama’s Community Service Center is offering Ripple Effect 2013, a service opportunity for freshmen. The event will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20.
The University of Alabama College of Arts and Sciences has partnered with Habitat for Humanity of Tuscaloosa to host “Roll Tide Recovery,” a community service day to help Tuscaloosa tornado recovery efforts.
University of Alabama students will disperse around Tuscaloosa to perform service projects with nonprofit organizations from 9 a.m. to noon. Friday, April 5, for Hands on Tuscaloosa: Earth Day Edition.
Thirteen expectant families who have been working with Baby TALK, a University of Alabama-based community engagement program building parent-infant relationships, will be presented with a handmade quilt Wednesday, April 25 at 10 a.m. at Maude L. Whatley Health Center, 2731 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., in Tuscaloosa.
The University of Alabama will host “UA Remembers: A Day of Service” on Saturday, April 21, to remember the first anniversary of the April 27, 2011 tornadoes by bringing UA and the community together to serve others.
The University of Alabama’s Creative Campus presents the Third Annual Druid City Arts Festival. The week-long festival celebrates regional original arts with a focus on music and culminates Saturday, March 24 in a free, all-day, all-ages festival from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. in downtown Tuscaloosa.
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Realizing the Dream Series will host internationally known performer and cultural activist Reanae McNeal for a performance of her one-woman show, The Jazz Singing Women, Friday, March 2, at 7:30 p.m. in the Alabama Power Recital Hall at Shelton State Community College.
The U.S. Census Bureau estimates Alabama gained 17,340 residents in the 15 months between April 1, 2010 (Census Day) and July 1, 2011.