The mission of Woodlawn United is to serve as a catalyst and facilitator for the transformation and revitalization of the Woodlawn community. Inspired by our residents, our vision is to grow a safe and healthy community where children learn and play, families live in quality housing, parents work in stable jobs, businesses thrive, and everyone contributes to the growth of Greater Birmingham.
Community-specific mix of facilities, programs, and services that honor local history, reflect the priorities of residents, promote healthy lifestyles, create jobs, and reduce crime.
High-quality, neighborhood-serving continuum for student growth, learning, and achievement at every level starting at birth and through college and beyond.
Safe, high-quality housing serving residents at all income levels with a high percentage designated to preserve long-term, permanent affordability in the neighborhood.
You can make a difference in Birmingham by helping to break the cycle of intergenerational poverty in Woodlawn.
Volunteer with Woodlawn United as we join Woodlawn residents and business owners in creating a safer and healthier neighborhood.
Birmingham, Ala. – Woodlawn United (WU), formerly Woodlawn Foundation, a community quarterback that leads an alliance of partners committed to breaking the cycle of poverty in Birmingham’s historic Woodlawn community, is growing its team. Woodlawn United is excited to announce the hire of Meghan Ann Hellenga as its Deputy Director. As Deputy Director, Meghan Ann […]