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Pack a Purse project returns for third year

“This is one of the many events I host throughout the year that strives toward the mission of the resource center and falls under gender equity issues. This is the third year we’ve partnered with AIM for a toiletry drive and have really seen a positive impact,” said Paige Miller, program coordinator for The Women and Gender Resource Center. 


ACTION group lowers non-emergency medical costs

 ACTION, which stands for Appropriate Care and Treatment In Our Neighborhoods, partners paramedics from Tuscaloosa Fire and Rescue Services with advanced medical and mental health clinicians from the University Medical Center. Then, the appropriate health professionals will travel with first-responders in the “alternative response vehicles” when necessary to treat a 911 caller’s needs at the scene. 


UA graduate awarded for dedication to voting rights

Sweeney, who graduated in 2017, was chosen by the Andrew Goodman Foundation to enter the inaugural cohort of Puffin Fellows, a new program funded by The Puffin Foundation, which looks to focus on developing young leaders interested in civic engagement. Four other individuals were chosen alongside Sweeney from across the nation, who all share a similar drive to make a difference in the world.