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Mayor Woodfin, Mastercard and Urban Impact Announce #BuyBlackBham Campaign to Support Black-owned Businesses This Holiday Season

Birmingham, AL – Mayor Randall L. Woodfin joined representatives from Mastercard and Urban Impact Monday to announce #BuyBlackBham, a partnership to support local, Black-owned businesses during the holiday shopping season. #BuyBlackBham is a holiday spending campaign and ongoing economic impact platform to encourage consumers to shop local, Black-owned businesses in Birmingham. Urban Impact will lead the program in partnership with the city and Mastercard.   While […]

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Mayor Woodfin Appoints Public Information Officer for Second Term

Birmingham, AL – Mayor Randall L. Woodfin has appointed veteran communicator Marie Sutton as Public Information Officer for the City of Birmingham. As Public Information Officer, Sutton will serve as a senior communications official in the Office of Public Information, interacting with the public and news media. “I am pleased to announce Marie Sutton as […]

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Public hearings for the PY 2022 Action Plan being Nov. 18

The City of Birmingham’s Community Development Department is preparing for its Program Year (PY) 2022 application cycle and Public Hearing for its PY 2022 Action Plan in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD’s) formula programs: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) and […]

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Mayor Woodfin to Attend President Biden’s Infrastructure Bill Signing at the White House

Birmingham Mayor Randall L. Woodfin will attend the signing of the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act at the White House. The signing will take place Monday, November 15. Mayor Woodfin released this statement about the signing event. “This is a once-in-a-generation investment in our nation which will directly benefit the people of Birmingham and […]

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Bloomberg Philanthropies awards $1.8 million grant to Birmingham Promise

Birmingham, Ala. – Birmingham Promise has been awarded a $1.8 million grant from Bloomberg Philanthropies to expand its apprenticeship and internship program for seniors in Birmingham City Schools. The grant will be spread out over three years and will be used to provide more work opportunities that allow high-school students to build high-demand skills and […]

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Winners Selected in City of Birmingham’s 150th Anniversary Photo Challenge

BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA — Nov. 4, 2021 —  As another way to celebrate the city’s 150th birthday, Mayor Randall L. Woodfin invited the public to submit photos for the Birmingham View Photo Challenge this summer. People answered the call, submitting images that captured the people, landmarks and events of Birmingham. The winning photos can now be found in […]

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