A panel of local doctors and educators discuss the complications of childhood poverty and what can be done to improve the quality of life in…
The Women’s Fund continues its focus on lifting low-income women out of poverty.
The aging Firehouse Shelter provides a roof for its clientele, but an ambitious plan to move may prove its saving grace.
The successes of the Women’s Fund’s “Stepping into Homeownership” program are a welcome contrast to Birmingham's deep-rooted problems.
Why the city’s visible progress should not come at the expense of addressing problems below its surface.
Advocates believe that comprehensive planning and the right players at the table can improve the plight of Birmingham's poor.
Local food projects feed the hungry and fight obesity in low-income areas.
A look at two men who overcame obstacles of homelessness and addiction.
Misconceptions abound regarding poverty in Birmingham — but so do opportunities for progress.
Study finds Alabama to be the worst state for child homelessness.
Panelists address the shrinking line between employment and poverty in Birmingham.
Redefining what it means to be employed, many find themselves working harder and earning less.
Not seeing the Dalai Lama, but catching his message.
Reports show raising the floor might cost thousands of jobs, but will benefit millions.
The pace of progress slowed by everything from location to daily stresses, community has high hurdles to overcome.