Birmingham bursts with artistic talents. One thing every creative needs is a space to explore their creativity and design. Birmingham’s Woodlawn community is offering a space for local artists to do just that. Let’s meet Commonplace, shall we?Continue reading “A look at Woodlawn’s new innovative space for local creatives”
If you haven’t heard, i3 Academy is a new tuition-free public charter school in Woodlawn. Their mission: to help students become change agents and problem solvers. They’re currently taking applications for the lottery for rising K-6 students. To learn more, we reached out to Mashonda Taylor and Dr. Tommy Bice. Here’s what they said.Continue reading “How i3 Academy fits into Woodlawn’s new vision—apply by Jan. 18, 2021”
Imagine, investigate, innovate. That’s what the three “I”s stand for at Academy, and a lot of each is happening at this new charter school in Woodlawn. We spoke with Dr. Martin Nalls, the head of school at i3 Academy, to get the inside scoop on why he and others love this school so much. If you’ve got a rising K-6th grader, apply before Jan. 18, 2021 for the 2021-22 school year lottery.Continue reading “Meet i3 Academy’s Dr. Martin Nalls + why he loves this new charter school in Woodlawn”
The Birmingham Land Bank Authority (BLBA) was established to help facilitate the revitalization of Birmingham’s 99 neighborhoods, and because of their continued work they helped acquire 20 properties with the Woodlawn Foundation. The Woodlawn Foundation was founded on providing high quality, mixed-income and single-family housing options to Woodlawn residents.
The Woodlawn Foundation was founded in 2010 by Mike and Gillian Goodrich to be the lead organization for the holistic revitalization of the Woodlawn community.