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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-Nashville: Climate Camp

Matt Ferry of Murfreesboro writes: Organizing for Action held it’s first Climate Camp in Tennessee over the weekend  of March 29-30th. It was an in depth two-day training that provided a crash course in organizing to combat the very real threat of Climate Change. There was a great crowd of folks both days of the…

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TN-Chattanooga: CostOfInaction Comprehensive Immigration Reform 1-on-1 Meeting

Kelley Elliott of Chattanooga writes: It was a joy meeting Jose Perez today in Chattanooga TN!  Jose works to improve his community through Outreach Partnerships for UTC.  He is a resource in our city. His issues and passion are people having opportunity, growth, and prosperity! We’re stronger when we ACT together. Join the action: [TAKE…

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Northeast: “Obamacare in Knoxville” by Knoxville Metro Pulse

http://www.metropulse.com/news/2014/mar/19/obamacare-knoxville/ “But it’s not just THCC that’s been trying to encourage people to enroll in health insurance. Get Covered America is a national campaign arm of Enroll America, a nonprofit whose goal is to enroll as many people as possible in a health-insurance plan. Get Covered America’s focus is on educating people about the ACA;…

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TN-Nashville: Raising the Min Wage Press Conference

Dustin Evans of Nashville writes: Organizing for Action volunteers assembled with Nashville denizens to speak out to Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) to demand that he take action to raise the federal minimum wage. Darleen Shelton hosted the press conference featuring Benjamin Eagles, a member of Organized and United for Respect Vanderbilt (OURVandy). “Seven twenty-five an…

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TN-Knoxville: Comprehensive Immigration Reform Event

Alejandro Guizar of Knoxville writes: OFA in coalition with Comite Popular de Knoxville held an information and action event on February 15 at 3 P.M. in 1124 North Broadway “Unite Here” building. Concerned citizens, educators, family members came together to share their experiences as well as their stories dealing with immigration. In close dialogue we…

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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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