Realizing the Dream Concert 2013: The Performers

January 31, 2013

Take 6  The most awarded vocal group in history (including 10 Grammy Awards, 10 Dove Awards and a Soul Train Award) is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. Members are Claude McKnight, Mark Kibble, Joel Kibble, Dave Thomas, Alvin Chea and Khristian Dentley. Six virtuosic voices unite in crystal-clear a cappella harmony against a backdrop […]

Tucker: King’s Beloved Community Was About More Than Race

January 28, 2013

Transcript of the Martin Luther King Legacy Banquet Lecture, January 18, 2013, delivered by Cynthia Tucker, University of Georgia Well, I’m not sure I can live up to that introduction that Dr. Mullins has given you. Thank you so much. I am delighted to be with you this evening. I am close to home, even […]

Realizing the Dream Award Winners Recognized

January 27, 2013

2010-2011 Community Affairs Report

January 10, 2013

2010-2011 Community Affairs Report How to cite the report: Blackmon, A.T. & Reamey, B. (2011, September). Transformation through social innovation, engaged scholarship, collaboration, and partnerships. Division of Community Affairs. Retrieval date. University of Alabama.

Prize-winning Journalist to Deliver MLK Banquet Speech

January 8, 2013

By Kirsten J. Barnes CCBP Graduate Assistant  TUSCALOOSA — Cynthia Tucker knows firsthand why it’s important to remember the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who pastored a church 100 miles away in Montgomery, Ala., when she was growing up in Monroeville. Tucker, who won a Pulitzer Prize as editorial page editor of the […]

Joseph and Lauretta Freeman Foundation Health Fair

June 22, 2012

Celebrating history, health and healthy living, UA’s Center for Community-Based Partnerships, Infrastructure Engineering Inc., Whatley Health Services and local service agencies present A Juneteenth Event – a Joseph and Lauretta Freeman Foundation health fair.  The event will provide free health screenings, educational workshops, healthy cooking practices, exercising ideas, a farmers market, medication therapy management and musical celebrations. Food, […]

CCBP Summer Camp Helped Marengo County Student Choose Life’s Direction

June 11, 2012

  By Kirsten J. Barnes CCBP Graduate Assistant What started out as a summer camp experience inspired 19-year-old D’Anthony Jackson to launch his own business, select a major in journalism and compete for a summer internship two years later at the UA Center for Community Based Partnerships (CCBP). After spending two summers as a participant […]

Third Annual 100 Lenses Creative/Leadership Camp Begins Sunday, June 10 on UA Campus.

June 11, 2012

Contact: Dr. Heather Pleasants,, 205-535-8073 Black Belt 100 Lenses Summer Camp Set For June 10–14 TUSCALOOSA — The third annual Black Belt 100 Lenses Summer Camp begins Sunday, June 10. The University of Alabama campus will host 50 public and private high school students from the 12 counties of Alabama’s Black Belt region. The […]

Students engaging communities and changing lives.

June 8, 2012

The Division of Community Affairs student page is designed to serve as a resource for undergraduate and graduate students interested in developing as scholars in community engaged scholarship. DCA recognizes that in order for students to develop as scholars, they need access to financial resources to support their intellectual and scholarly development and a place to […]