Support Birmingham literacy. Drink good beer. Here’s how

Bridge to Hope beer with Back Forty Beer Company Birmingham and I See Me, Inc.
Doug Brown, Back Forty Beer Company Birmingham, Devon Frazier, Founder, I See Me, Inc., Kamonte Kelly, Board Chair, I See Me, Inc. Photo via Beth Cunningham for Bham Now

Beer and a good cause. Yesterday, Back Forty Birmingham teamed up with I See Me, Inc. to label, bottle and cap “Bridge to Hope,” a new small-batch beer that’s supporting a big mission in our community. I See Me, Inc. is a nonprofit that aims to stop the school-to-prison pipeline through literacy. Keep reading for all the details.

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18 organizations that help build bridges between young people in Birmingham

These girls from Girls Rock Birmingham mean business. Photo via Girls Rock Birmingham’s Facebook page

One of the most powerful ways for young people to build bridges is by getting involved in organizations designed to promote friendship, common purpose and cross-cultural understanding. We found 18 such organizations here in Birmingham, and we know there are countless others. Keep reading to find out what we learned and then let us know what we missed.

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