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Better Basics
1231 2nd Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35233

Phone: (205) 944-2928

Fax: (205) 945-8159

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Kristi Bradford, Executive Director

Debbie Dziedzic, Finance Director

Marcy Miller, Development Director

Sylvia Sheffield, Grants Coordinator

Candace Caldwell, Office Coordinator



Amy Howe, Coordinator of Volunteers and Birmingham Reads

Darlene Gray, Director of Literacy and Math Programs

Gina Waldrop, HOPE Center Director

Dee Shorter, HOPE Center Coordinator

Heather Patton, Schoolwide Enrichment Coordinator

Queen Martin, Reading Intervention Coordinator

Kathy Phillips, Reading Intervention Coordinator

Deborah Knight, Tutoring Coordinator

Susan Kennemer, Enrichment Coordinator

Anne Giraud, Enrichment Coordinator

Brenda Peralo, Enrichment Coordinator