More Alabama Families Getting College Financial Aid

Partner Content
Birmingham Alabama
Photo courtesy of the United Way of Central Alabama

The Bold Goals Coalition has reported an important achievement that will drive more people to enroll in college in Central Alabama. This time, it’s because of a collaborative effort to get more parents to apply for student financial aid with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA ) program.  

Continue reading “More Alabama Families Getting College Financial Aid”

Birmingham air pollution looks different today – but lives are still “at risk”

Sponsored
Birmingham Alabama
Photo via Bhamwiki by LeRoy Woodson for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s “Documerica” program

Air pollution in Birmingham looks very different than it used to.

Gone are the days of black sooty window sills and soiled shirts.

Continue reading “Birmingham air pollution looks different today – but lives are still “at risk””

“Smoke City” – Birmingham air pollution our past and future

Sponsored
Birmingham Alabama
Downtown Birmingham December 1966 – photo courtesy of Jefferson County Department of Health

Smoke City.” In the 1960s, that is what truckers used to call Birmingham when they reached the outskirts of Alabama’s largest city – the self proclaimed “Pittsburgh of the South.”

Continue reading ““Smoke City” – Birmingham air pollution our past and future”

Celebrating civil rights one stitch at a time “The March Quilts” project

Birmingham Alabama
The March Quilts – photo by Pat Byington, Bham Now

Last week, Bham Now talked to Bib & Tucker Sew-Op co-founder Lillis Taylor about the organization’s “The March Quilts” project which celebrates and memorializes civil rights and human rights movement anniversaries through “needles and thread, one stitch at a time.

Continue reading “Celebrating civil rights one stitch at a time “The March Quilts” project”

Don’t miss The Rotaract Club of Birmingham school supplies giveaway

Birmingham Alabama
The Rotaract of Birmingham free School Supply Giveaway to be held on Saturday, August 5th at 4 public libraries throughout the Magic City – Photo courtesy of Rotaract of Birmingham

For the 10th consecutive year, The Rotaract Club of Birmingham is helping Birmingham-area students prepare for the upcoming school year by hosting a School Supplies Giveaway on Saturday, August 5 at 10 a.m.

Continue reading “Don’t miss The Rotaract Club of Birmingham school supplies giveaway”