Birmingham is a participant in the Cities of Service Experience Matters program. Through the program, participating cities engage residents and other local stakeholders and draw upon the experience and expertise of adults aged 50+ to build stronger cities. Cities of Service provides each city with $25,000 and two years of technical assistance and places two full-time AmeriCorps VISTA members in each city hall to build capacity for resident engagement. Learn more about the work that Birmingham is doing in partnership with residents.
Birmingham was a participant in the Cities of Service Love Your Block program. Through the program, participating cities support the efforts of residents to revitalize their neighborhoods. Cities of Service provided each city with $25,000 and two years of technical assistance and placed two full-time AmeriCorps VISTA members in each city hall to build capacity for resident engagement. Learn more about the results of Birmingham’s efforts.
Mayor Randall Woodfin
Born and raised in Birmingham, Mayor Randall Woodfin is a product of Birmingham City Schools. Randall then went on to earn his law degree from Samford University, Cumberland School of Law. Upon graduating from law school, Randall served as a public servant working with the City’s Division of Youth Services, the Birmingham City Council, and the Jefferson County Committee for Economic Opportunity (JCCEO). In 2009, Randall became an Assistant City Attorney for the City of Birmingham. From 2013- 2015, he served as Presidents on the Birmingham City Schools Board of Education.
Chief Service Officer Alice R. Williams
Alice Williams was appointed by the Woodfin Administration to serve as Chief Service Officer for the City of Birmingham in 2018. Mrs. Williams also serves as the Mayor’s Office Director of Customer Service.