Growing good jobs now + for the future: an interview with the Birmingham Business Alliance

Fred McCallum of the BBA
Fred McCallum of the BBA speaking about OnBoard Birmingham. Photo via Viewtopia Pictures

If you’re a business owner in the Magic City, the Birmingham Business Alliance (BBA) has been working on your behalf throughout the pandemic. If you’re someone who enjoys the many small businesses that help make this the place we know and love, they’ve been working hard to help those businesses stay afloat. To learn more, we reached out to Fred McCallum, Interim President and CEO of the BBA

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AT&T’s cyber seniors technology program bridges the generations and helps ensure Alabama is connected – at every age.

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As part of AT&T’s continuing efforts to boost internet adoption across the state, the Alabama State Department of Education and the Alabama Chapter of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) announced the Wenonah High School chapter of FCCLA won the #ATTCyberSeniors video competition.

Pictured: Ahmad Johnson, Denise Young Rucker and Terri Williams

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Birmingham 11th graders get coached on interview skills. Rotarians get coached on students.

Andrew Mitchell, Program Manager for the Birmingham Education

Students interviewing with Rotarians Fred McCallum, AT&T, and Eileen Markstein, of Markstein

Foundation, (ED) was directing traffic in and out of the Harbert Center like it was an airport.  Approximately 200 11th graders representing all 7 Birmingham city schools came prepared to get coaching on interview skills from local Rotarians.  Mock interviews were set up at tables, one on one, between student and Rotarian.

 

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