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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9 ways STREAM Innovations is igniting the imaginations of young people in Fairfield and beyond

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Dr. Adrienne Starks of STREAM Innovations
This is what a scientist looks like: Dr. Adrienne Sparks of STREAM Innovations at her desk at Forge. Photo via Bham Now

You can’t spend any time with Dr. Adrienne Starks without realizing she’s on a mission. Part of that mission is to help turn Birmingham’s young people on to the thrill of discovery. She’s doing that through STREAM Innovations, a nonprofit she founded in 2015 to bring science, technology, reading, engineering, arts and math to students in her hometown of Fairfield and beyond.

Read on to find out how she’s making a difference here with STREAM and across the globe with a new ambassadorship.

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