November 1, 2001 is the projected opening
date for the ninth and final urban center for the Alabama Cooperative
Extension System. This center, located in Tuscaloosa, will concentrate
on programming in the areas of family, youth, and horticulture.
Staff requests have been initiated for two urban agents and a
support staff person.
The operation of this center will bring the
number of urban agents working across the state to twenty-three.
These agents implement programs that address program areas such
as the environment, horticulture, urban fostering, family and
A major goal of each urban center is to enhance
the local county Extension office's ability to reach underserved
audiences through innovative programming.
Requests for information or requests may be
directed to the urban center nearest you.