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.
In October 2021, a cohort of 9 fellows began their leadership development journey in Woodlawn United’s Woodlawn Effect Fellowship Program with the desire to improve the community and give voice to traditionally underrepresented community members. After participating in 14 weeks of sessions centered around developing skills such as effective communication and team-building and learning subject […]