Updates

Quarterly Update: Youth Sports & Recreation

Create website to host information about youth activities in Tuscaloosa  Para will create the initial website are taking information of youth activities available in the city.  Construction enhancements to Benjamin Barnes YMCA.  The committee has discussed 3 possible locations for a new Benjamin Barnes YMCA.  Explore partnerships amongst youth activity organizations   Para and UA have met to…

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Quarterly Updates: Economic Workforce Development

To Date, the Economic & Workforce Development Subcommittee has made the following recommendations:  Economic & Workforce Development Goals  Develop an Economic Development Plan for the City of Tuscaloosa  Workforce Development  Facilitate Local Partnerships  Transit Focus Group  Increase Awareness and Access to a Robust Transit System 

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Quarterly Update: Education Subcommittee

Establishing a mentor program to pair all city school system students with a mentor who would maintain a relationship with the child through high school.  Creating a gun safety program to familiarize elementary-age children with the dangers of firearms, similar to drug education programs.   Supporting the placement of social workers assigned to each city school  Advocating for…

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Quarterly Update: Community Connection and Outreach Subcommittee

The Community Engagement Subcommittee has met multiple times via Zoom and continues to plan ways for the Tuscaloosa Police Department to reach deeper into the community to form lasting relationships with our citizens. Most recently they met to discuss mental health and drug abuse issues within our community. The Subcommittee learned about a relatively new…

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