The Community Network Associations, Inc. will host a community event “Let's Talk It Out.” The event will be held on Sunday, May 1st from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. at the Annette Shelby Park, 1614 – 15th Street in Tuscaloosa.

The community event is free and Ada Webb will be the guest motivational speaker along with music, community awareness, access to other organizations, a shoe and clothing drive, door prizes, and refreshments.

The 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.

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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

Peer groups

Motivational speakers

Career planning

Improvement in family dynamics through counseling

Clothing and shoe drives

GED preparation

Group sessions

Referrals for family planning & counseling

Employment assistance

Sports and musical instruments

(Source) A press release was sent to Townsquare Media Tuscaloosa from The Community Network Associations, Inc. via email.

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