Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin shared the stage with Vice President Kamala Harris in Washington, D.C. Friday, at the National Urban League’s annual conference. Woodfin served as the moderator for a fireside chat with the vice president, asking Harris questions about the Biden Administration’s actions on a range of topics, including gun violence, abortion, maternal health care and voting rights.
Remarks by Vice President Harris in a Conversation with Mayor Randall Woodfin at the National Urban League Conference
AUDIENCE MEMBERS: (Make the Alpha Kappa Alpha “Skee-Wee” sound.) MAYOR WOODFIN: Madam Vice President, I think we know what type of audience we got this afternoon. THE VICE PRESIDENT: I want to say hello to all my sisters and brothers who are here. (Laughs.) Good afternoon. (Applause.) MAYOR...
The Word Games 2022 – Opening Press Conference With Mayor Randall Woodfin and IWGA President José Perurena
With a spectacular Opening Ceremony on Thursday evening, the 11th edition of The World Games 2022 in Birmingham, Alabama, will get underway. Over the next ten days, until 17th July, 3,600 athletes from 104 nations will compete in 34 sports to win gold medals. An opening Press Conference was held...
Birmingham Starbucks to hold union vote: Randall Woodfin says it will be first in Alabama to organize
Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin is again showing his support for workers looking to unionize at a Starbucks - this time ahead of a vote. The National Labor Relations Board has set a union election for all full-time and regular part-time hourly baristas and shift supervisors at the store, located at 308 20th St. S. The election will take place Wednesday and Thursday.
In a show of support for workers looking to unionize, Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin on Wednesday visited the Starbucks on 20th Street South and encourages city residents to rally around the employees’ efforts. “I am here to show my support and solidarity with the Starbucks partners,” Woodfin said in...
As much as Charles Barkley jokes about Birmingham - he once called it a suburb of Leeds, him hometown - he has always supported the Magic City. Barkley, the former Auburn star and NBA great, was in the state of Alabama on Wednesday participating in the Regions Tradition Pro-Am. The “NBA on TNT” analyst praised Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin.
U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris has been announced to headline Tennessee State University’s 2022 Spring Commencement this May. Vice President Harris is scheduled to deliver the keynote address for the undergraduate Commencement on Saturday, May 7 at 9 a.m. CDT in Hale Stadium. Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin is scheduled to address graduate students at an indoor ceremony on Friday, May 6 at 5 p.m. CDT in the Gentry Center Complex. University officials say nearly 900 students will receive degrees in various disciplines.
VICE PRESIDENT KAMALA HARRIS TO HEADLINE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY COMMENCEMENT, WILL ALSO FEATURE BIRMINGHAM MAYOR RANDALL WOODFIN
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (TSU News Service) – Vice President Kamala Harris will headline Tennessee State University’s 2022 Spring Commencement in May. Vice President Harris will deliver the keynote address for the undergraduate Commencement on Saturday, May 7 at 9 a.m. CDT in Hale Stadium. Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin will address graduate students at an indoor ceremony on Friday, May 6 at 5 p.m. CDT in the Gentry Center Complex. University officials say nearly 900 students will receive degrees in various disciplines.
Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin Pardons Anyone Convicted Of Cannabis Possession In The Last Eight Months Of 2021
One year after pardoning 15,000 people for cannabis possession charges, Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin has again pardoned residents of their cannabis convictions. Last April, Woodfin announced he was pardoning criminal convictions for possession of cannabis from 1990 through 2020. This year, Woodfin pardoned anyone in Birmingham convicted of misdemeanor possession charges in the last eight months of 2021.
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBMA) — Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin announced Wednesday he would pardon closed minor marijuana convictions that occurred from April 20, 2021 until December 31, 2021. Mayor Woodfin said the pardons are a continuation of what he started last year which included pardoning more than 15,000 people convicted...
In a press conference on Tuesday, March 22, Mayor Randall Woodfin announced a major initiative to provide second chances. The Stop and Go initiative will pardon all outstanding traffic fines and parking violations issued prior to January 1, 2011. Keep reading to learn more. A new initiative to provide a...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Mayor Randall Woodfin joined Art Franklin on CBS 42 to make his picks for the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. In this year’s tournament, the state of Alabama has four teams participating: Alabama, Auburn, UAB and Jacksonville State. Watch the full video in the video player above.
Randall Woodfin, Birmingham’s “millennial mayor” and rising star in Alabama politics, has launched an urban mechanic’s agenda for revitalizing that post-industrial city: restoring basic infrastructure on a block-by-block basis, setting up a command center so federal funds are spent wisely, and providing guaranteed income for single mothers.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin said too many young people have access to guns. Six teenagers have been victims of gun violence so far this year. Woodfin said there are ways to solve differences without resorting to gun violence. Learn more in the video above.
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBMA) — Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin, alongside the interim Chief of Police Scott Thurmond and Dr. LaRhonda Magras of YWCA of Central Alabama, held a news conference to address the recent gun violence in the community. This year, six teenagers have been killed and Woodfin listed each...
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBMA) — Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin released a statement Monday afternoon following multiple recent shootings that have left several teenagers dead. Most of the shootings Mayor Woodfin referenced happened over the past six weeks. The most recent shooting took place Sunday night around 8:00 p.m. near the...
Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin said he would “not be lectured” by a former Republican state senator who criticized his “Pardons for Progress” policy removing convictions of people with marijuana misdemeanor charges. In a column for 1819 News, ex-state Sen. Phil Williams targeted Woodfin and several other...
Birmingham Police have taken nearly 3,000 guns off the streets, but those are easily replaced by two or three more, and gun violence is a huge public health concern for the city, said Mayor Randall Woodfin in his 2022 State of the City Address on Tuesday before the Kiwanis Club of Birmingham.