Years One and Two - Over a two year period, The Kresge Foundation funded grants ranging from $2,500- $10,000 for community arts projects that strive to address Birmingham’s pressing issues as determined by its citizens.
Year Three - Step Forward is a week-long leadership summit, March 10-15, 2013, reflecting the City of Birmingham’s civil rights commemorative theme of Fifty Years Forward. The summit is a call to action, asking current and future community leaders to step forward together in forming a better Birmingham for the future. A facilitation team from Urban Bush Women and People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond will lead the summit with participation from local historians and activists.
Learn more about Step Forward.