Standing with Women

Standing with Women by Zack of Nashville

All my life, I have observed the contribution of women in my own development, and also in the process of problem solving in their lives or careers.  For example: it is a painful decision for a woman in power to send people to war.  I gave equal opportunities to my girl and my son in…

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TN-Knox: Learning the Facts about Healthcare in TN

Pamela Coffin of Knoxville writes: Volunteer Lydia and Mack opened their home to OFA for a Stand With Women House Party. Our focus was on Medicaid Expansion.  Lydia stated, “as of today over 8 million Americans have affordable health insurance now because of the ACA.”  James pointed out how sensible it is to make health…

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TN-Knoxville: Standing with Women Event

Pamela Coffin of Knoxville writes: Today was a great day, volunteer Mali hosted a Stand With Women  House Party to highlight and meet some of the women in leadership roles who are making a difference in the future of our lives. We are excited about supporting the issues that matter to us and making commitments…

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TN-Chattanooga: Standing with Women Event

Jessica Broadnax of Chattanooga writes: Stand with Women Campaign Luncheon was held on March 6th, at Moss Place II. Women gathered together to be informed about the increasing issue of economic inequity among women and families across Tennessee. Dr. Tommie Brown, Former State Representative for Tennessee Legislative District 28, challenged the audience to not forget…

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Northeast TN Knoxville: Raise the Minimum Wage

Organizing for Action fellows are really making a difference this Spring! The day of training for our fellows here in Northeast Tennessee was very recent and already they are out in the community working hard. Many of our fellows have a story of their own to share. Today was an opportunity for one of our…

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Murfreesboro Stands With Women

Almost two dozen women gathered at a local resident’s home this past Sunday for a Stand With Women event. Local leaders were in attendance, along with speakers from organizations including; Planned Parenthood and Moms Demand Action Against Gun Violence. Linda Hudson, who recently got covered by Obamacare, had this to say; “I was without health…

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Murfreesboro Team Meeting

A.D. Maynard of Murfreesboro writes: On Thursday January 23rd Murfreesboro OFA Volunteers had their second team meeting of the year at Panera. The team meets every other Thursday to debrief past events, plan future events, socialize, and introduce new volunteers. It’s a great place for folks to come and find out what OFA Murfreesboro is…

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TN-Middle: Meet the Fellows; Sara Moorehead

  I grew up in rural Chapel Hill, TN and recently moved to Murfreesboro to attend Middle Tennessee State University. I plan on majoring in political science and journalism. When I’m not studying or attending class, I can be found at my desk writing novels and blogging. I am an avid reader, writer, musician, and…

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TN-Middle: 2013 Year in Review(Photos)

  As 2013 comes to a close we remember the hard working volunteers of Middle Tennessee. From Comprehensive Immigration Reform to Standing with Women, Obamacare to Climate Change, and Gun Violence Prevention to the Budget we have had a busy year, but our work isn’t done…. Look back at all we accomplished….  

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Knoxville Action Planning & Welcome of Joyce Brown, Stand With Women Nominee

Knoxville volunteers got together at the Bearden Branch of the Knoxville Public Library on Monday, 25th November, 2013. We had a training and work session and were especially happy to welcome a new Organizing for Action volunteer, Joyce B. She was enthusiastic about getting involved and helping us move forward. Joyce was learning organizing skills,…

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