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Urban Affairs and New Nontraditional Programs

About Urban Affairs

Urban Affairs and New Nontraditional Programs, located on the campus of Alabama A&M University, is one of six base program areas of the Alabama Cooperative Extension System and a national leader in providing urban Extension programs and services that sustain the environment and impact the lives of Alabama’s growing and diverse populations.

For more than a decade, Urban Affairs & New Nontraditional Programs has been at the forefront in providing life-changing programs for individuals, families, children and youth, entrepreneurs, and animal producers just to name a few. Our goal is to ultimately improve and sustain lives, homes, communities, businesses, and the environment.


Urban Extension Employees ONLY

Registration DEADLINE APPROACHING ~ July 25th

2014 Urban Update * August 12-14, 2014

2014 Urban Update Registration


Vegetable Production, Management & IPM

Field Day & Workshops
Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Agenda | Flyer | Press Release

Sponsored by Small Farms Research Center, AAMU Biological & Environmental Sciences Department
& the Alabama Cooperative Extension Center

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Volunteer Leaders Conference

August 23-24, 2014

The VIP Leaders Conference provides a weekend of professional development and networking for urban staff and volunteers who register through the Volunteer in Urban Program (VIP). The educational and exciting event is designed to:

  • Provide leadership skills training
  • Provide educational information that will expand the role of a volunteer
  • Provide networking opportunities with statewide volunteer leaders and Urban Extension Staff
  • Recognize and reward volunteers for their service to Urban Extension

Registration & Information Packet


Sustainable Silvopasture Systems for Small Farmers

Field Day & Training Workshop
September 5-6, 2014

Registration & Information Packet [pdf set up to print on legal paper]


Specialty Sites:

2-year Project to Develop Ethnic Vegetable Crops as Niche Market


Metro News is a quarterly online newsletter that features current news and research-based articles on urban and nontraditional topics for global audiences.

Alabama Families First, formerly A Look at Alabama Families, is a dynamic web site that offers timely information for Alabama’s traditional and nontraditional families.

Programación en Español, is a web site that serves both Alabama’s growing Hispanic population and the people who work with them.

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Who To Call
Who To Call


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Metro News

Urban newsletter


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Programacion en Espanol
Programación
en Español


Alabama Families First
Alabama Families First