Veteran and Military Family

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-McDonald: A Look Back to See WHY the ACA an 8 million Success

Rose Ann Copeland of McDonald writes: Volunteers representing all aspects of the diverse Chattanooga community attended a canvassing event on March 28, for the ACA at the South Chattanooga Recreation Center. Chattanooga District 7 City Councilman Chris Anderson rallied the troops by stating that all of his district deserves excellent, affordable healthcare and not just…

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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-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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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 Murfreesboro: “End Violence Against Women” by Bonnie, published in the Tennessean

Bonnie of Murfreesboro gets her Letter to Editor about reducing gun violence published this week.  Give her props for stepping up and demanding action by writing a letter too. Click here to add your voice to Bonnie’s by writing your own Letter to Editor: http://ofatn.com/write http://www.tennessean.com/article/20131106/OPINION02/311060109

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TN-Murfreesboro: Highlights of our Government Shutdown Rally & Press Coference

More than 40 OFA volunteers and supporters came together at Rep. DesJarlais’ Office in Murfreesboro to tell him to end this government shut down and do his job of running the government and paying our country’s bills. Speakers included Jacque S, of Murfreesboro, a retired cleric, photo journalist and veteran, who told Rep. DesJarlais, “You…

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