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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-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: 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-Murfreesboro: ActOnClimate Climate Change Event

Matt Ferry of Murfreesboro writes: Nearly a dozen volunteers came out on April Fools for a  Climate Change Day of Action that was held in the Franklin town square. Supporters came together to tell our Representative Marsha Blackburn to stop being a Climate Denier. At the event, we heard from three great speakers who helped…

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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-Brentwood: #TimeToEnroll Supporting ObamaCare Event

Connor Carroll of Brentwood writes: The event was a symposium with multiple experts in the field of health insurance who answered questions from attendees people, clarifying the effects of Obamacare on the marketplace and their options. We also talked briefly about the expansion of Medicaid and its importance. It was at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church…

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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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TN-Memphis: #TimeToEnroll, Supporting ObamaCare Event

Alex Uhlmann of Memphis, TN writes: Saturday, March 1, local OFA volunteers took part in a national day of action to make sure fellow community members had the tools and information they needed to get enrolled in quality, affordable health insurance. This event featured local Memphians sharing how the Affordable Care Act changed their lives…

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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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