Mayor Randall Woodfin calls on residents to help ‘break the chain of silence’ by reaching out to the Crisis Center

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Mayor Randall Woodfin greeting a visitor to the Warming Station at the BJCC on Christmas Day, 2017.

Yesterday, Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin took to social media calling on Birmingham residents to “…break the chain of silence” about mental illness and depression by reaching out to the Crisis Center in Birmingham.

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Help Out Here: Reaching Out To Birmingham Women

I didn’t make it to any marches today. It was Shabbat and some things in my life come first. This week’s Parsha, or Torah reading, was the first section of Exodus where we learn about Moses’ life which famously starts of with the decree from Pharaoh that all Jewish baby boys are to be thrown in the Nile. Yocheved, Moses’ mother, has some other ideas about what to do with her newborn boy (as well as some of the local Jewish midwives who decide to go against Pharaoh’s wishes).

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