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March 14: Parent’s Special Needs Expo

What: Birmingham Special Needs ExpoWhen: Saturday, March 14 from 10 to 2Where: Brookwood Village   Join PAL at the Special Needs Expo! It is a free, day-long exhibition where families can learn about products, support groups, recreational activities, healthcare, therapy, and many other services for children and adults with special needs and have a little [...]

March 10: SSCC Health & Wellness Fair

Tuscaloosa, Alabama – Shelton State Community College will host its 30th Annual Health and Wellness Fair on Tuesday, March 10 from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. in the Atrium of the Martin Campus.  Admission to the fair is free, and the event is open to the public.  All are invited to attend this showcase of healthy […]

Jan 20: Doing What Matters

PAL is thrilled to join the 13th annual Doing What Matters for Alabama’s Children Conference, presented by Challenge 21, Tuscaloosa’s Promise and the Tuscaloosa County Children’s Policy Council – Jan. 30 @ the Bryant Conference Center. Walk-ins welcome day of the conference. 

October 28: Children’s Trust Fund Conference

PAL joins CTF Conference PAL is thrilled to be a part of the Children’s Trust Fund Conference October 28. The Children’s Trust Fund Conference provides grantee training from the Alabama Department of Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention’s Children’s Trust Fund (CTF) program. CTF serves by securing resources to fund evidence-based community programs and is committed […]

August 24: Babypalooza Eastern Shore

PAL joins Babypalooza Eastern Shore / Mobile! When:Saturday, August 24, 201910 a.m. to 2 p.m. Where:Eastern Shore Daphne Civic CenterDaphne If you are a new, expectant, or hopeful parent then don’t miss Babypalooza Baby and Maternity Expo! the must-attend baby and maternity conference when it comes to the Daphne Civic Center on Saturday, August 24 […]

August 10: Babypalooza Birmingham

PAL joins Babypalooza Birmingham When:Saturday, August 10, 20199 a.m. to 2 p.m. Where:The Finley Center at the Hoover MetBirmingham / Hoover If you are a new, expectant, or hopeful parent then don’t miss Babypalooza Live! the must-attend baby and maternity conference when it comes to the The Finley Center on Saturday, August 10, 2019. visit: […]

August 3: Babypalooza Shoals

PAL joins Babypalooza Muscle Shoals When:Saturday, August 3, 201910 a.m. to 2 p.m. Where:The Shoals Mariott Convention CenterMuscle Shoals If you are a new, expectant, or hopeful parent then don’t miss Babypalooza Live! the must-attend baby and maternity conference when it comes to the Mariott Convention Center on Saturday, August 3, 2019. visit: BabyPalooza Muscle […]

August 2: Children’s Policy Conference

PAL participates in Alabama Children’s Policy Conference PAL joins Alabama Children First and the Department of Early Childhood Education for the 4th Annual Children’s Policy Conference! Each year Children’s Policy Council members and child advocates come together to discuss their challenges and how to take the next steps for Alabama’s children.  Conference presenters will share […]

June 1: Babypalooza Tuscaloosa

Event for new and expectant parents Babypalooza LIVE! TuscaloosaBryant Conference Center240 Paul W Bryant DriveTuscaloosa, AL 35401 BABYPALOOZA LIVE! the must-attend live experience for new, expectant, and hopeful parents will be in the Tuscaloosa, Alabama area on Saturday, June 1, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Bryant Conference Center. To register for […]

May 8 & 9: Alabama Project LAUNCH

Professional Development Institute & Summit Project LAUNCH: Better Beginnings for a Brighter Future: Research, Practice, Policy, Advocacy, and Action Bryant Conference Center240 Paul W Bryant DrTuscaloosa, AL 35401 Visit Alabama Project Launch to register or learn more.

April 16: Free Screening & Discussion of Resilience

Resilience: The Biology of Stress & the Science of Hope When:Tuesday, April 166 – 8 p.m. Where:Child Development ResourcesThe University of Alabama651 Peter Bryce Blvd. A free screening and discussion of the new documentary, RESILIENCE, will be hosted by the Alabama Department of Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention, and Child Development Resources on April 16. […]

May 4: Babypalooza Huntsville

PAL joins Babypalooza Huntsville When:Saturday, May 4, 201910 a.m. to 2 p.m. Where:The Westin at Bridge StreetHuntsville If you are a new, expectant, or hopeful parent then don’t miss Babypalooza Live! the must-attend baby and maternity conference when it comes to the Westin Huntsville on Saturday, May 4, 2019. visit: BabyPalooza Huntsville to register or […]

Feb 1: 5th annual Lullaby Concert

Featuring Award-Winning Storyteller Mary Jo Huff Child Development Resources Building651 Peter Bryce Blvd.Tuscaloosa, AL 35401 Join Child Development Resources at its 5th Annual Lullaby Concert on February 1 from 5:15 – 6:15. This year’s concert features award-winning storyteller and puppeteer Mary Jo Huff. Huff’s humor-filled stories are lively with music and movement, inviting her audience, […]

Jan 29: Doing What Matters for Alabama’s Children

Advocate the best possible start in life Bryant Conference Center240 Paul W. Bryant DrTuscaloosa, AL 35401 This January 29, PAL will join teachers, child advocates, healthcare providers and others at the 15th annual Doing What Matters for Alabama’s Children in Tuscaloosa. The full-day program focuses on fulfilling five promises to all children:  a safe place after […]

Jan 3-4: Alabama Early Childhood Education Conference

Early learning pre-k through 3rd grade Arthur R. Outlaw Convention Center1 S Water StreetMobile, AL 36602 PAL is excited to join Alabama’s First Class Pre-K Conference, the​ Alabama Early Childhood Education Conference! The annual conference embraces the continuum of early learning and care from birth-to-eight and includes early childhood professionals who work with all infants, toddlers, […]

34th Annual Early Intervention & Preschool Conference

October 15 -17, 2018 Birmingham, AL Sheraton Birmingham Hotel and Birmingham Jefferson Convention Center2101 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. NBirmingham, AL 35203 PAL is pleased to join The Early Intervention and Preschool Conference,  a premier 2.5-day event designed to enhance the capacity of professionals and families who work with and care for children with disabilities, ages […]

Brazos Abiertos – Spanish

15 de Septiembre– Feria de Recursos Comunitarios Shelton State College9500 Old Greensboro Rd, Tuscaloosa, AL10:00 am – 2:00 pm 15 de Septiembre de 2018, Vengan para recibir información sobre diferentes agencias y organizaciones de la comunidad de Tuscaloosa. Va a haber: evaluaciones de salud gratuitas y confidenciales de presión arterial, glucosa, VIH, peso, y IMC […]

Brazos Albiertos- English

September 15, 2018 — Community Resource Fair Shelton State College9500 Old Greensboro Rd, Tuscaloosa, AL10:00 am – 2:00 pm On September 15 the Tuscaloosa Latino Coalition will kickoff Hispanic Heritage Month with a community resource fair. Come get information about different community agencies and organizations here in Tuscaloosa. There will be: free and confidential health […]

Project Launch Training with Dr. Walter Gilliam PhD

Dr. Walter Gilliam PhD will be conducting the Project Launch training on February 22, 2018 at 8:30 AM - 3:45 PM at the Bryant Conference Center, Located on The University of Alabama's campus off of Bryant Drive. Dr. Gilliam is the Director of The Edward Zigler Center in Child Development and Social policy and Associate [...]

VOICES Child Advocacy Day

Registration is now open for VOICES for Alabama’s Children’s Fifth Annual Child Advocacy Day. This is a FREE event but seating is limited and you must register to attend. Join other child advocates from around the state as we come together to hear from Executive and Legislative branches, as well as state heads of child serving agencies. [...]

After 10 Years, PAL Celebrates Past, Envisions Future

TUSCALOOSA (Ala.), Jan. 27 -- In March 2007, Patsy Riley, then first lady of Alabama, saw a vision for a state-wide resource for parents who need a little support for kids of all ages. The Parenting Assistance Line was born, and as the organization looks to the future, it doesn’t forget its humble roots.   [...]

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