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TN-Oak Ridge: ActOnClimate Climate Change Press Conference

By ofatn | April 1, 2014

Scott Julius of Oak Ridge writes: April 1st is known as a day of practical jokes, pranks, and tricking people into doing silly things. Being April Fools Day, people the world over had a few good laughs today. Unfortunately, there is one issue that’s no laughing matter that volunteers from Organizing for Action rallied about…

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TN-Knoxville: Standing with Women Event

By ofatn | March 26, 2014

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…

Uncle Sam Wants YOU to Get Covered

TN-Chattanooga: GetCovered Supporting ObamaCare Canvass

By ofatn | March 26, 2014

Waynetta Dowdell of Chattanooga writes: OFA volunteers in Chattanooga, TN had a Obamacare Community Canvass. We met at the Dodson Ave. Community Health Center parking lot and received the Obamacare literature which included NEED Health Insurance on one side and HAVE Health Insurance on the other side along with the “Enroll the Region” Hamilton County,…

Emma Explains to a new volunteer how to mark a call sheet.

TN-Knoxville: #CostOfInaction Comprehensive Immigration Reform Phone Bank

By ofatn | March 26, 2014

Alejandro Guizar of Knoxville writes: Volunteers in Knoxville hit the phones and made more than calls to reach their goal on Thursday March 20th, as some US Reps. still think they can ignore comprehensive immigration reform. Volunteers called people in Texas and gave the phone numbers for the office of their US Rep. urging Texans…

Respect, Empower, Include, ACT

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

By ofatn | March 26, 2014

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…

Carl Wheeler, a very active ACA lead, tajes timt to help with calls to recruit for CIR action.

TN-Knoxville: #CostOfInaction Comprehensive Immigration Reform Phone Bank

By ofatn | March 26, 2014

Alejandro Guizar of Knoxville writes: As the phone banks to Texas are nearing to an end, in Knoxville we seek to end with a blast. On Tuesday the 18th we called local supporters to come show up for our Thursday phone bank and help us pass immigration reform. We’re stronger when we ACT together. Join…

Carolyn Inman Recruits Volunteers to Help her "FLYER" Knoxville

TN-Knoxville: GetCovered Supporting ObamaCare Canvass

By ofatn | March 26, 2014

carolyn Inman of Knoxville writes: march 15,2014 Randy Reneau, who is a Purple Heart recipient and a veteran of the Vietnam War, and I canvassed in South Knoxville. Since there was just the 2 of us, we decided that we would canvass the business’s on Chapman Highway. We had a stroke of luck in that…


TN-Murfreesboro: GetCovered Supporting ObamaCare Canvass

By ofatn | March 26, 2014

Matt Ferry of Murfreesboro writes: On Tuesday March 11th, We had a canvassing event supporting ObamaCare at Patterson Park in Murfreesboro. Everyone there was excited about spreading the word about affordable health care. We talked to some people coming in and out of the facility, and found one person deeply affected from the Governor decision…


Middle TN: Expand Medicaid by Patricia of Columbia

By ofatn | March 26, 2014

Patricia of Columbia, TN writes: I am a 49 yr old paraplegic woman, and I was paralyzed at the age of 14. I have lived in TN since 1992. Universal healthcare is very important for so many reasons. I lived years with sub-par coverage due to a pre-existing condition. Once I turned 18, I was…


Northeast: Expanding Medicaid by Tunisia of Knoxville

By ofatn | March 26, 2014

The fight for Medicaid expansion is to important for anyone to stand on the sidelines. Medicaid expansion could help more than 330,000 uninsured Tennesseans have access to affordable health care. The expansion of Medicaid it the most cost effective, smart way to keep people healthy and working—get them preventive care, teach them to care for…

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