Major start-up effort in Birmingham focused on revitalizing underrepresented community

Randall Woodfin is the youngest Mayor in Birmingham, AL in more than 120 years. His youth, however, has not stopped him from taking on big projects.

As described in this article, Woodfin is helping lead the revitalization of an historically segregated neighborhood in the city that suffered from the decline of the steel industry. How’s he doing it? By focusing in part on growing new businesses.

A 10-story building constructed in 1928 is being renovated into a community start-up hub into which the city’s well-know Innovation Depot will expand.

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