Posts Tagged ‘Franklin’

Reducing Gun Violence by David of Franklin

Hello, my name is David Stumpfl, and I am a recent college graduate of UNC-Asheville. In my short 21 years I have experienced a lot, perhaps even more than some of my peers. However, I fear that I have already seen enough violence for a lifetime through the ample amounts of news coverage of school…

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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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Standing up for Immigration Reform in Franklin

Kelly Chieng of Franklin writes: Today, Middle Tennessee OFA supporters gathered outside Marsha Blackburn’s office in Downtown Franklin to show their support for Comprehensive Immigration Reform. Speaker Kelly Chieng, a Canadian immigrant, told her family’s immigration story and the challenges they faced, stressing the desperate need for reform. The other speaker, Michael Actis-Grande, who serves as…

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TN-Middle: Educating on ObamaCare at the Health Department in Franklin, TN

Williamson County volunteers came together at the Franklin Health Department  to hold a press conference and provide information about Obamacare to those visiting the facility for medical care. The majority of people we spoke to did not have insurance and were interested in learning how to enroll and where they could go to see a…

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TN-Middle Franklin: Supporting ObamaCare Action Planning Session in Franklin

Williamson County volunteers came together to say “Enough Already” regarding the government shutdown and attempt to defund Obamacare. They gathered for a grassroots planning session to discuss strategies to: * Educate the public about Obamacare * Provide information to the uninsured about where to help enrolled; and * Discuss next steps for Immigration Reform in…

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TN-Middle Franklin: Supporting ObamaCare Press Conference in Franklin

37 supporters and volunteers converged at Rep. Marsha Blackburn’s Office on Franklin Square today to tell the congresswoman, “ENOUGH ALREADY” on the threat of a government shutdown and all the posturing to defund Obamacare. Press conference speakers included Carolyn Craft, Smyrna, who outlined the benefits already received from the ACA law, Lynda Rose, Murfreesboro, who…

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TN-Middle Franklin: Supporting ObamaCare Action Planning Session in Murfreesboro

About 20 Williamson County residents and volunteers gathered at Bette and Bob Holmes’ Home this evening to learn about Obamacare and how they can take action to help change the conversation about enrollment and implementation starting on October 1. Donna Seely, Nurse Practitioner, Tullahoma, and volunteer from the TN Healthcare Campaign eloquently presented the facts…

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Comprehensive Immigration Reform by Kelly of Franklin

I have lived in Franklin, Tennessee since I was five years old. I am currently a 23 year old student at Middle Tennessee State University. I am majoring in International Relations and minoring in Economics and Political and Civic Engagement. I chose to major in International Relations for a few reasons. Not only am I…

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