Giving is not an act reserved for the holidays. Across the metro-Birmingham area and the nation, benevolent givers are making a positive impact every day through community service.
Nationwide, Americans are taking a Stand Against Racism April 23-26, 2020. Will you take the pledge?
YWCA Central Alabama stands alongside YWCA USA "by raising awareness about the impact of institutional and structural racism and by building community among those who work for racial justice."
Carolyn Sherer, an award-winning fine arts photographer, was born in Jasper but her military family traveled extensively, shaping her worldview of shared humanity amongst great diversity.
Shaina Shealy grew up in Birmingham, AL and was lucky enough to experience four Anytown summers! She now lives in Jerusalem where she studies Islam and the Middle East.
Each month, the blog will bring you a monthly roundup of the highlights in national and local news relevant to social justice topics. Our goal is to hit major news, but also include a few pieces that you may have missed.
Jessica Altice is a native of Mobile, Alabama.
When we started the blog a little over one year ago, we had a rough vision of where we wanted to take it. We knew we wanted it to be social justice driven and relevant to our Birmingham community—one half of the YW’s mission is eliminating racism. Anytown and Heritage Panel, both of which have been featured on this blog, are a few exa