Education & Workforce

Waymond Jackson, vice president of workforce development at the BBA addresses workforce professionals at the Blueprint 2020 Managing the Pipeline Workshop.

Workforce development resources explored at BBA workshop

Secondary and post-secondary educators, administrators, counselors, career coaches, career services professionals, human resource managers and recruiters from around the Birmingham region attended the Birmingham Business Alliance’s Managing the Talent Pipeline Workshop at the Alabama Workforce Training Center last week. The workshop gave participants the opportunity to discuss successful programs and challenges facing the Birmingham and Alabama […]

BBA Invites Companies to Get Involved with Talent Recruitment Event

BBA Invites Companies to Get Involved with Talent Recruitment Event

The Birmingham Business Alliance (BBA) is inviting companies to participate in the Magic City Classic Talent Recruitment Project from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Friday, October 28, at the Forum Building in downtown Birmingham. The BBA will be welcoming top talent to Birmingham in conjunction with the annual Magic City Classic football game between […]

Harlem Children’s Zone Founder, Geoffrey Canada, Visits BBA

Harlem Children’s Zone Founder, Geoffrey Canada, Visits BBA

Geoffrey Canada, educator, social activist and author, recently led a discussion at the Birmingham Business Alliance (BBA) on his life-long passion of creating better educational opportunities for students in poverty. Canada was visiting Birmingham from New York to speak at the Growing Kings annual luncheon last week and held a follow-up discussion at the BBA. […]

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