THE WOODLAWN STORY CONTINUES
WOODLAWN in the news
HERE'S WHAT YOU MISSED AT WOODLAWN SUNDAY DINNER
October 30, 2018
On Sunday, October 14th, Woodlawn Foundation partnered with sponsors Medical Properties Trust, Protective Life Corporation and Regions Bank to host dinner at two long tables lining 55th Place South in Woodlawn.
BIRMINGHAM LAND BANK BEGINS SELLING TAX-DELINQUENT PROPERTIES, WOODLAWN PICKS UP 20
August 20, 2018
The Woodlawn Foundation recently spent $70,000 to purchase 20 abandoned properties through the Birmingham Land Bank Authority. It's the largest bulk sale through the authority, which was created in 2014 to reduce blight in the city by acquiring and then selling off abandoned, tax-delinquent properties.
WOODLAWN COMMUNITY GETS BOOST FROM EATS AND SWEETS
August 08, 2018
The smell of buffalo chicken sizzling at Bayles Catering and chocolate drizzling at Velvet Kake is enticing customers to Woodlawn’s newest dining options.
WOODLAWN SUNDAY DINNER IS BACK!
August 07, 2018
Woodlawn Foundation announces the 2nd Annual Woodlawn Sunday Dinner presented by Medical Properties Trust, Protective Life Corporation and Regions Bank.
Economic Development Opportunities in Woodlawn
August 05, 2018
Route Fifty: "Figuring Out If 'Opportunity Zones' Can Revitalize Struggling Neighborhoods"
FOOD ENTREPRENEURSHIP LEADS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRESS IN WOODLAWN
June 17, 2018
The Birmingham community of Woodlawn has recently seen economic growth through the renovation of an existing but dilapidated building that now houses a restaurant, a bakery and a fresh produce distribution center. Located at 5829 1st Avenue North, the joint venture between Woodlawn Foundation and REV Birmingham has allowed two Woodlawn business owners to expand their footprint to accommodate a growing demand for their respective products.
New Beginnings in Birmingham
January 01, 2018
The city of Birmingham is comprised of 99 neighborhoods, but one is most dear to Myeisha Hutchinson’s heart – Woodlawn. An area 15 blocks long by several blocks deep on the north side of the railroad that first defined Birmingham Alabama’s largest city, suburban Woodlawn boomed before World War II, full of young families and excitement.
THE FACE OF COMMUNITY REVITALIZATION
December 31, 2017
Founded in 2010 by Mike and Gillian Goodrich, Woodlawn Foundation has focused its efforts on breaking the multigenerational cycle of poverty in the once thriving community of Woodlawn. Led by Executive Director Sally Mackin since its inception, the Foundation acts as the “Community Quarterback” to ensure its residents are engaged, included and served.
Woodlawn revitalization: Ending the cycle of poverty through education, housing and wellness
December 17, 2017
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. Their mission: end the cycle of poverty in the Woodlawn Community.
What's Right With Our Schools: Woodlawn HS early college program
October 31, 2017
Watch this video that talks about how first generation college track students at Woodlawn High School are getting a leg up by racking up college credits in high school.