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OFA-TN Nashville: Miggs Meet & Greet

Elizabeth Henderson of Nashville writes: Over the weekend, volunteers were invited to local music venue 12th & Porter for a Meet & Greet with the phenomenal band Miggs! Don Miggs, the lead singer, is a fierce supporter of President Obama and the issue campaigns Organizing for Action is fighting for. As the band tours the…

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TN-Knoxville: OFA Organizing Academy

Pamela Coffin of Knoxville writes: Today was a very informative day as our Spring Fellows and Spring Trainer led  the action at the  Organizing Academy in Northeast TN, Knoxville.  After registration and welcoming two new fellows to the training;  OFA Organizing Fellows, Alejandro and Pam led the training on the skills they have been learning…

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New volunteer spotlight: Linda of Wartburg

Joan of Northeast writes about their meeting with new volunteer, Linda: Linda feels like it is time to take action on behalf of the Affordable Care Act and she pledged hours in response to the OFA email.  She arrived at our first meeting with two computers, a hot spot on her phone and she remembered…

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Middle TN Fellows Are Ready For Action!!!

Yesterday a group of enthusiastic Spring Fellows gathered, on a snowy morning, in Nashville, TN. The group was as diverse as the state they represent. Some were just beginning college while others were completing graduate work; others work 9-5 jobs while some had long since retired. On the surface it was a patchwork of ordinary…

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TN-Northeast: Spring Fellows Ready to Soar

Scott Julius of Oak Ridge writes: When like minds working towards a common cause come together, anything is possible. Indeed, it took like minded people working together to help get Organizing for Action to get where it is today. On February 8th, 2014 brand new fellows gathered at the AFL-CIO building in Knoxville to learn…

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Barack Obama: “Be a Tennessee Organizing Fellow!”

It’s pretty exciting when President Barack Obama makes the pitch for folks to join our Tennessee Organizing Fellows program! Click below and leave a comment on the Facebook post sharing why you want folks to become Tennessee Organizing Fellows! Post by Barack Obama.    

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Northeast TN Spring Fellows Get Acquainted

Our TN Spring Fellows Joyce Brown and Katrina Dorse meet with Ruth and Joan at the Bearden Panera in Knoxville to spend quality time getting to know each other and SmartVAN.  Of course Joan thinks all this fun is because they are playing in the data, but the rest of them probably think it is…

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Nashville Welcomes President Obama

Just days removed from President Barack Obama’s fifth State of the Union address, supporters and volunteers from around the state, gathered at McGavock High School in Nashville to greet the President’s motorcade. His visit provided motivation to continue fighting for the issues that the people overwhelmingly voted for in the historic elections of 2008 and…

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Carson Newman: State of the Union-Watch Party

On Tuesday over a dozen Carson-Newman students gathered to watch The President deliver the State of the Union With heavy snow falling outside, in blizzard like conditions, those in attendance settled in with their hot chocolate and snacks. The President outlined his plans for a “Year of Action”. His ideas prompted a spirited discussion. The…

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