Our mission is to advance healthy air & environmental justice in the greater-Birmingham area through education, advocacy, and collaboration. We envision a healthy, just, and sustainable Alabama for everyone who lives, works, learns, and worships here. We strive to reduce air pollution, to educate the public on the health risks associated with poor air quality and to encourage community leaders to serve as role models for clean air and clean energy development.
A just transition organization focusing on democratic economies and energy independence within Birmingham and the beautiful state of Alabama, and connecting people to resources to achieve these goals. This transition will be supported by popular education in cooperative economics and sustainable uses of energy, land, and water.
The Dynamite Hill-Smithfield Community Land Trust (DH-SCLT) is a 501c3, non-profit and service based community land trust initiated in the Historic Smithfield Community of Birmingham, Alabama. It focuses on the best practices for regenerative community building. The focus areas of the DH-SCLT include permanently affordable housing and home ownership opportunities to low and moderate income families; community stewardship programs; sustainable urban agribusiness cooperatives; and community education and resources. The Smithfield Community constitutes the five neighborhoods of, Lower Smithfield, Enon Ridge, Graymont, College Hills and East Thomas and covers a geographic area of about 26 square miles.
The Youth Assembly is for new & experienced leaders to connect, learn, grow and imagine a better future for Birmingham rooted in equity and social justice. #Wake up, Link up, Move up!!
Birmingham chapter of the largest socialist organization in the country, organizing for a more democratic society through education and activism.
Young Democratic Socialists of America is the youth and student section of the Democratic Socialists of America, and a national organization of recognized campus chapters and several hundred activists. We are students organizing in our universities, colleges, and high schools to fight for the immediate needs of workers and students while building our capacity to fight for more radical and structural changes.
The mission of Fountain Heights Farms is to improve the quality of life for the current residents of the historic Fountain Heights community of Birmingham, Alabama through long term land stewardship by community-led urban agricultural cooperatives focused on meeting the immediate and basic need for healthy fresh foods, and through culturally responsive community education programs that support and inform urban agricultural initiatives in historically under-served areas of Birmingham, Alabama
“As Birmingham goes, so goes the nation.” We are ready to show the country what a united city looks like. What do you stand for? Follow our Instagram page @bhamstands for daily pictures of what Birmingham stands for.
SONG envisions a sustainable South that embodies the best of its freedom traditions and works towards the transformation of our economic, social, spiritual, and political relationships. We envision a multi-issue southern justice movement that unites us across class, age, race, ability, gender, immigration status, and sexuality; a movement in which LGBTQ people – poor and working class, immigrant, people of color, rural – take our rightful place as leaders shaping our region’s legacy and future. We are committed to restoring a way of being that recognizes our collective humanity and dependence on the Earth.
Be A Blessing Birmingham was created to bring awareness to and garner community support to help make things better for the large homeless population.
Sunrise is a movement to stop climate change and create millions of good jobs in the process. We’re building an army of young people to make climate change an urgent priority across America, end the corrupting influence of fossil fuel executives on our politics, and elect leaders who stand up for the health and wellbeing of all people.
Adelante Alabama Worker Center unites low-wage and immigrant workers and their families in the Birmingham area to defend our rights, promote our dignity, and pursue justice for all. We envision a multiracial worker-led movement for justice, dignity and human rights that lifts up the voices of the most vulnerable and excluded workers, and welcomes individuals of all races, ethnicities, genders, ages, sexualities, beliefs, and immigration statuses. We strive to move our communities forward (adelante) to a world where immigrants, people of color, and all working-class families are respected and safe at work, in the streets, and where they live.
The mission of Alabama Interfaith Power & Light (IPL) is to be faithful stewards of Creation by responding to Climate Change through the promotion of environmental justice, energy conservation, energy efficiency, and renewable energy from a faith perspective.