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Councilor Jay Roberson Partners with Siamese Dreams to Award Young Men Johnston & Murphy Dress Shoes in Exchange for Air Jordan’s

April 20, 2017

With innovation as the ticket to help groom the next generation of exceptional leaders, Councilor Jay Roberson doesn’t hold back any punches when organizing efforts to propel the youth in the direction of their dreams. This Saturday at 9 am, many young men will experience mentoring on a completely different level as Councilor Roberson joins […]

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Birmingham City Councilors Prepare to Give Greetings and Celebrate the Civil Rights District as a National Monument

April 14, 2017

PRESS RELEASE                                                                                     Friday April 14, 2017 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-908-7392 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov BIRMINGHAM, AL – On Saturday Birmingham City Councilors will join hundreds of citizens from near and far to celebrate their collaborative efforts with the City of Birmingham and U.S. Representative Terri Sewell to make sure Birmingham’s rich history will never go untold. […]

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Talladega College Announces Council President Pro Tem Steven Hoyt as Alpha Chi/Honors Convocation Guest Speaker

April 12, 2017

PRESS RELEASE                                                                                             April 12, 2017 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-908-7392 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL – Council President Pro Tem Steven Hoyt will have the distinct honor of introducing the next members of honorary students of Alpha Chi Honor Society and delivering a motivational speech in efforts to help them reach their next levels […]

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Birmingham City Councilors Took Concerns of the Community to Capitol Hill and Addressed Local Needs in Federal Budget

April 3, 2017

What an exciting week on Capitol Hill as Council President Pro Tem Steven Hoyt joined forces with the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) to push against proposed cuts in the federal budget to essential programs such as Meals on Wheels, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting health and improving quality of life for the nation’s […]

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Councilor Sheila Tyson Helps Send Birmingham City Schools’ Students to Washington D.C. for Black Women’s Roundtable National Summit

March 30, 2017

It’s not often that city leaders have the opportunity to expose students to a different realm of leadership on Capital Hill, but when they do, many reap countless benefits. As part of her quest to educate and empower citizens, especially young women, Councilor Sheila Tyson enlisted sponsorship for twelve female students from Parker and Wenonah […]

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