UAB’s Live HealthSmart Alabama (LHSA) celebrated improvements in the Kingston community yesterday at Stockham Park. This is the first step to better community health and quality of life in the Greater Birmingham Area.
Birmingham’s Five Points South neighborhood received some good news this week. The 12-story historic Birmingham Building Trades Tower, which has been vacant since a 2015 fire, is receiving a $40 million makeover.
This week, I went back to high school. Not my own, though. I checked out the ALL IN: Immersive Storytelling Exhibit at Ramsay High School, an exhibit with the goal of building empathy for public schools. Keep reading to see what I learned and find out more about the Birmingham Education Foundation.
June 19 is more than just a date, it also marks Juneteenth—an annual holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the US. If you’re looking for ways to celebrate this important day, mark your calendar for these events happening in Birmingham.
The Bloomberg Philanthropies 2021 Global Mayors Challenge finalists are in, and the City of Birmingham made the cut. The challenge encourages cities to find solutions to urban issues stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic. Keep reading to learn more about Birmingham’s project and what that could mean for you.
Birmingham is at a tipping point. Nationally, the Magic City has the worst racial disparities in business ownership rates, according to a Brookings Institute Study. Prosper, a coalition of civic, community and business leaders, is working to create an inclusive economy post-pandemic. Keep reading to find out how.
Aspiring and seasoned leaders joined the National Multiple Sclerosis Society‘s annual MS Leaders Challenge with the goal of giving back to a great cause and helping change the world for those living with MS. Find out what the MS Leaders Challenge is all about and meet the top fundraisers who rocked it in 2021.
Birmingham just got a little closer to the Washington Monument. Southwest Airlines is resuming flights to Baltimore/DC and Houston from the Magic City, and I’m ready to pack my bags. Keep reading for more on how to reach two of America’s most exciting cities right here from BHM.