A conversation with Randall Woodfin, Birmingham, Alabama’s youngest mayor
Correspondent Tom Wilmer visits with Birmingham, Alabama Mayor Randall Woodfin.
Woodfin has created cutting-edge initiatives, such as "Birmingham Promise," where every high school graduate is offered tuition-free two or four-year university education.
Neighborhood programs include tax advantages for small business, crime reduction methods, and healthy food opportunities to combat local food deserts.
Woodfin was selected as one of seventeen speakers to jointly deliver the keynote address at the 2020 Democratic National Convention
This podcast was originally broadcast October 22, 2019 and is reposted as a best-of-the-best Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer podcast, Wilmer has produced travel shows for NPR affiliate KCBX since 1989.
Funding for Journeys of Discovery provided by Nashville's Big Back Yard economic initiative focused on rural communities in the southwest quarter of Tennessee and the Shoals Region of Northern Alabama.
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