Blueprints Kickoff at Wenonah High

January 10th, 2014 Our Blueprints Program Coordinators Kevi Martin and Landon Taylor spent yesterday afternoon with two classes of sophomores at Wenonah High School here in Birmingham. We expanded our partnership with Birmingham City Schools through the Birmingham...

Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the War on Poverty

January 8th, 2014 Today marks the 50th anniversary of President Johnson’s declaration of “an unconditional War on Poverty.” “Many Americans live on the outskirts of hope–some because of their poverty, and some because of their color, and all too many because of both....

Alabama Possible Spotlight: Micah Green-Holloway

December 27th, 2013 Kevi Martin and I recently spent the day catching up with one of our Blueprints College Access Initiative All-Stars, Micah Green-Holloway. Micah was the 2013 Woodlawn High School valedictorian, and he earned a full academic scholarship toAP...

Shaping the Future through Advocacy

November 20th, 2013 Our November 15th workshop, How We Can Shape the Future: Advocacy 101 for Nonprofit Organizations, attracted over 70 attendees at Burr & Forman LLP in downtown Birmingham. We spent the day learning from Isaiah Castilla of the Alliance for...