Tuscaloosa’s Community Network Assoc. Hosts “Let’s Talk It Out” Event
The Community Network Associations, Inc. will host a community event called “Let's Talk It Out" Sunday from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. at the Annette Shelby Park on 15th Street in Tuscaloosa.
The community event is free and will feature Ada Webb as a guest motivational speaker along with music, community awareness, access to other organizations, a shoe and clothing drive, door prizes and refreshments.
A press release said that “the volunteers of Community Network Associations, Inc. began their task of assisting young people by providing awareness, intervention, and referrals by partnering with other agencies in and around Tuscaloosa County in January of 2022."
Juanetta Jemison, President, and Program Director said that “Wherever you turn, you can find someone who needs you. Community Network Associations, Inc. aspires to help young people to transition into productive adulthood.” In addition, she mentioned that they are “excited to offer our services to Tuscaloosa and surrounding areas as we build community relationships to guide our youth into a productive and rewarding adulthood.”
The Community Network Associations, Inc. offers the following resources:
Tutoring (math & reading) - any age
Resources and counseling for Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)
Prevention of gun violence through discussion and action plans
Resolution of peer pressure through discussion and action plans
Improvement in family dynamics through counseling
Clothing and shoe drives
Referrals for family planning & counseling
Sports and musical instruments
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