Action & Events, Week of March 20

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“Fight for the things that you care about, but do it in a way that will lead others to join you.” - Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Events in and around middle Tennessee and Williamson County this week!

Tuesday, March 20
6 PM - 7:30 PM. Rescheduled WCS School Safety and Security Community Meeting. pin
Church Of The City, 828 Murfreesboro Rd, Franklinhttps://www.facebook.com/events/2030708823884292/

6 PM. Franklin Road Corridor Improvements Project (US 31/State Route 6). City Hall Boardroom, located at 109 3rd Avenue South, Franklinhttp://www.franklintn.gov/government/engineering/transportation/roadway-projects/franklin-road-improvements-project-state-route-106

Wednesday, March 21 
12 PM - 4 PM. Medical Cannabis Only Bill ( 3rd times A Charm In Full Criminal Justice Committee). Cordell Hull Building, 425 5th Avenue North, Nashvillehttps://www.facebook.com/events/201790940414418/

1 PM - 4 PM. Workshop: Special Education Basic Rights. Tennessee Voices for Children, 500 Professional Park Drive, Goodlettsville. Registration: http://www.tnstep.org/events/?eventID=1305
https://www.facebook.com/events/142166579785606/

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM. Wear RED Again! Tennessee Equality Project. Cordell Hull Building, 425 5th Avenue North, Nashvillehttps://www.facebook.com/events/154906661859648/

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM. Prison Oversight Now: No Exceptions Prison Collection. Cordell Hull Building, 425 5th Avenue North, Nashvillehttps://www.facebook.com/events/424585641333871/

7 PM - 10 PM. The Rhetoric of Hate and the Art of Resistance - Scholars Week - Lecia Brooks, South Poverty Law Center. KUC Theater at MTSU, 1301 E Main St, Murfreesborohttps://www.facebook.com/events/152159585454418/

Thursday, March 22
6 PM - 8 PM. Kanew for Congress : Volunteer Phone Bank- Franklin. Creekstone Blvd, Franklin (Message Ben Jones (ben@kanewforcongress.com) for the exact address). https://www.facebook.com/events/178063652918217/

6 PM - 7 PM. Meet and Greet Montgomery County Candidates: Clarksville Indivisible. Wicked Good Sandwiches, 605 Cumberland Dr, Clarksville. https://www.facebook.com/events/183923495669693/

6 PM - 9 PM. Sign Making Party--March for Our Lives. Plaza Mariachi Music City, 3955 Nolensville Pike, Nashvillehttps://www.facebook.com/events/203841597036898/

6 PM - 8 PM. March For Our Lives Poster Making Party. Walnut Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 2480 Twin Oak Dr, Murfreesborohttps://www.facebook.com/events/177412006215122/

7:45 AM - 12:40 PM. Equality Alliance, Voter Registration: Glencliff Career Day. Glencliff Comp High School, 160 Antioch Pike, Nashvillehttps://www.facebook.com/events/346476005871037/

Friday, March 23
7:15 AM - 8:30 AM. Town Hall - Williamson County. Columbia State Community College, 1228 Liberty Pike, Franklin. RSVP: http://cmdev.williamsonchamber.com/events/details/town-hall-03-23-2018-354181
https://www.facebook.com/events/192243468187442/?event_time_id=192243498187439

3:15 PM. Johnella Martin/ TEA Minority Affairs Conference. Franklin Marriott Cool Springs, 700 Cool Springs Blvd, Franklinhttps://www.facebook.com/events/1939496373045558/

*5 PM - 7PM. WCDP tour around the county meet up: Nolensville. Mill Creek Brewing Co., 2008 Johnson Industrial Blvd, Nolensvillehttps://www.facebook.com/events/196311600966843/

Saturday, March 24
7:30 AM - 8 AM. Williamson County March for Our Lives: Pre-March Meetup. Brentwood Library, 8109 Concord Rd., Brentwood. https://www.facebook.com/events/344358492736213/

9 AM - 12:30 PM. March For Our Lives Nashville.Public Square Nashville, 10 Public Sq, Nashville. https://www.facebook.com/events/179445206002228/

2 PM - 4 PM. Chick History: Protecting the Legacy. Fort Negley, 1100 Fort Negley Blvd, Nashville. https://www.facebook.com/events/227625781123332/

5:30 PM -7:30 PM. Kanew for Congress: East Clarksville Meet and Greet. Mossy Oak Cir, Clarksville (To RSVP and get the address, message ben@kanewforcongress.com). https://www.facebook.com/events/413298492459121/


UPCOMING:
Thursday, March 29
7 PM - 8 PM. Williamson County Democratic Party Executive Committee. E Spaces, 1550 W McEwen Dr, Franklinhttps://www.facebook.com/events/228074071071697/


Sunday, April 15
*12:30 PM - 3:30 PM. Diversity Day Celebration: Williamson County Democratic Party. Pinkerton Park, Murfreesboro Rd, Franklin. https://www.facebook.com/events/301346067024280/


Disclaimer: Links or events other than those operated by or on behalf of the Williamson County Democratic Party (*) are for your convenience only and are not an endorsement or recommendation.


Action & Events, Week of March 5

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Organize, agitate, educate, must be our war cry.” - Susan B. Anthony, activist and suffragist

Events in and around Williamson County.

Monday, March 5
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM. County Commission Budget Committee Meeting. Williamson County Tennessee Government, 1320 W Main St, Franklin. https://www.facebook.com/events/200014450586690/

5:30 PM. Mom’s Demand Action, Nashville—March Survivor Circle. Eastwood Christian Church, 1601 Eastland Ave, Nashville. https://www.facebook.com/events/489836248080685/

6 PM - 8 PM. School Board Policy Committee Meeting. Williamson County Schools, 1320 W Main St, Franklin. https://www.facebook.com/events/164036894235611/

6 PM - 8 PM. Kanew for Congress: Concord Road Meet and Greet. Concord Road/Halford Pl, Brentwood. To RSVP and get the address, message ben@kanewforcongress.com. https://www.facebook.com/events/201629313748794/

*6:30 PM.- 10 PM. Make It Blue Monday, Vol. 100.The Legendary Kimbro's Pickin' Parlor, 214 S Margin St, Franklin. Tickets: http://www.wcdemocrats.com/make_it_blue_monday_vol_100

7:30 AM - 4:30 PM. Conference on Decriminalizing Mental Illness. Vanderbilt University Student Life Center, 310 25th Avenue S, Nashville. www.eventbrite.com/e/music-city-tackles-mental-health-tickets-41215128559
https://www.facebook.com/events/1475065442605362/

Tuesday, March 6
8 AM - 4 PM. Tennessee Equality Project Advancing Equality Days on the Hill Part 2. Cordell Hull Building, 425 5th Ave N, Nashville. www.facebook.com/events/1415127105279861

12 PM. Press Conference: Tennessee Equality Project. Cordell Hull Building, 425 5th Avenue North, Nashville. https://www.facebook.com/events/154291541921755/

1 PM - 3 PM. Kanew for Congress: Volunteer Phone Bank- Arrington. Osburn Rd, Arrington. Contact Ben Jones (ben@kanewforcongress.com or 615-828-6043) for the exact address. https://www.facebook.com/events/181196175989117/

6: 30 PM - 8 PM. WCS School Safety and Security Community Meeting. Church Of The City, 828 Murfreesboro Rd, Franklin. https://www.facebook.com/events/2030708823884292/

Wednesday, March 7
7 AM - 5 PM. Alzheimer's Association 2018 Tennessee Day on the Hill. Tennessee State Capitol, 600 Charlotte Ave, Nashville. https://www.facebook.com/events/2135538976676297/

8 AM. Tennesseans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty: Justice Day on the Hill. Cordell Hull Building, 425 5th Ave N, Nashville. www.eventbrite.com/e/tadp-justice-day-on-the-hill-2018-tickets-42045959597

9:30 AM - 1:30 PM. MOMS Demand Action Advocacy Day. Downtown Presbyterian Church, 154 5th Ave N Nashville. https://www.facebook.com/events/188836111886043/

9:30 AM - 3 PM. American Muslim Advisory Council Muslim Day on the Hill. Nashville City Center, 511 Union Street, Suite 2700, Nashville. https://www.facebook.com/events/1289170794515853/

12 PM. Medical Cannabis Only Bill Full Criminal Justice Committee Hearing. Cordell Hull Building, 425 5th Avenue North, Nashville. https://www.facebook.com/events/1619182641495231/

6:30 PM - 8 PM. Humanists: Science day. Center for Spiritual Living, 6705 Charlotte Pike, Nashville. www.meetup.com/Humanist-Association-MiddleTN/events/

Thursday, March 8
9 AM - 5 PM. Ready for Prime Time Media Training. 530 26th Ave N, Nashville. Tickets: https://squareup.com/store/american-forum https://www.facebook.com/events/562660237414307/

11:30 AM. Talking trees, people and nashville: a tale of urban forestry in the city. Buy lunch or bring your own; lecture begins at noon. The Bridge Building, 2 Victory Ave, Nashville (Free parking in Lot R). crc.kindful.com/register/river-talks-march-8-2018

12 PM. Unity of Nashville: Nonviolent Communication. Unity of Nashville, 5125 Franklin Pike, Nashville. https://www.facebook.com/events/1508482369219352/

5: 30 PM - 7 PM. Williamson County Young Democrats Meeting. Brentwood Library
8109 Concord Rd, Brentwood. https://www.facebook.com/events/203641920220416/

6 PM - 8 PM. Kanew for Congress: North Clarksville Meet and Greet. To RSVP and get the address, message ben@kanewforcongress.com. https://www.facebook.com/events/363788317362269/

6 PM. Transgender Drop-In at OutCentral. OutCentral, 1709 Church St, Nashville. https://www.facebook.com/events/148921919249051/

6 PM - 8 PM. International Women's Day: Muslim Women's Council and The Islamic Center of Tennessee. The Islamic Center of Tennessee, 5400 Bell Forge Ln E, Antioch. https://www.facebook.com/events/1289170794515853/

6:30 PM. NOAH panel dis­cus­sion on tran­sit & affor­dable housing. Lee Chapel AME Church 1200 Dr DB Todd Jr Blvd, Nashville. https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/noah/mailings/516/attachments/original/Priorities_-_Flyer_for_Transit_and_Housing_Meeting_-_3-8-2018.pdf

7 PM. Sierra Club of Middle Tennessee: Transit Plan and impacts. Radnor Lake Visitor Center, 1160 Otter Creek Road in Nashville. Enter Otter Creek Road and the park from Granny White Pike about 2 miles north of Old Hickory Blvd (TN-254). Information about the Transit Coalition can be found here. http://www.transitfornashville.com/
https://www.sierraclub.org/tennessee/middle-tennessee/programs

Saturday, March 10
9 AM - 5 PM. Camp United Nations for Girls Nashville 2018. Courtyard by Marriott Nashville Downtown, 170 4th Avenue North, Nashville. Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/camp-united-nations-for-nashville-2018-tickets-39221819518
https://www.facebook.com/events/1663348093740071/

9 AM - 12 PM. 250K Tree day at Dunbar Cave! Dunbar Cave State Park, 401 Old Dunbar Cave Rd, Clarksville. https://www.facebook.com/events/1323009207805328/

*9 AM. Coffee Klatch: meet up with local Democrats. The Coffee House Second and Bridge, 144 2nd Ave N, Franklin.

11 AM. Nashville Women’s Empowerment Brunch. InDo Nashville, 632 Fogg St, Nashville.Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/o/the-yana-organization-11103454897
https://www.facebook.com/events/1824667020898149/

1 PM - 4 PM. Kanew for Congress: Volunteer Canvass. Creekstone Blvd, Franklin. Contact Contact Ben Jones (ben@kanewforcongress.com) to RSVP and get the exact address. https://www.facebook.com/events/337326163435155/

Sunday, March 11
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM. International Women’s Day Celebration. Puckett's Murfreesboro, 114 N. Church St., Murfreesboro. https://www.facebook.com/events/1572440349460634/


UPCOMING:
Sunday, April 15
*12:30 PM - 3:30 PM. Diversity Day Celebration: Williamson County Democratic Party. Pinkerton Park, Murfreesboro Rd, Franklin. https://www.facebook .com/events/301346067024280/


Disclaimer: Links or events other than those operated by or on behalf of the Williamson County Democratic Party (*) are for your convenience only and are not an endorsement or recommendation.
Williamson County Democratic Party


Action & Events, Week of February 26

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“Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.” - Maya Angelou

Events in and around Williamson County this week. Be a voice in our community!

On going:
February 1- February 28 from 9 AM - 5:30 PM. 2018 Black History Month Exhibit. Special Collections at WCPL, 1314 Columbia Ave, Franklin. https://www.facebook.com/events/165530364076004/

Monday, February 26
4 PM - 6 PM. Stand Up and Speak Out for Gun Law Reform. Tennessee State Capitol, 600 Charlotte Ave, Nashville. https://www.facebook.com/events/2013794082207923/

6 PM - 7:30 PM. Race to Nowhere presented by The John P. Holt Brentwood Library. The Brentwood Library, Meeting Room A, 8109 Concord Road, Brentwood. Free tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/race-to-nowhere-presented-by-the-john-p-holt-brentwood-library-tickets-41528675386?aff=efbeventtix
https://www.facebook.com/events/196074504302270/

6 PM. Recycling Advocates of Middle Tennessee. Call or email 615-227-3499 or karencisler@bellsouth.net for more details.

6 PM - 8:15 PM. Non-Violent Communication. Unitarian Universalist Church (red Morgan House behind the church), 1808 Woodmont Blvd, Nashville. Contact Diane Allison at sparky_allison@hotmail.com or Pete Kopcsak at greatcr@gmail.com.

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM. School Board Special Called Meeting. WCS Professional Development Center, 1761 West Main Street, Franklin. https://www.facebook.com/events/104916973656764/

6:30 PM - 8 PM. Jeffrey A. Engel & Jon Meacham: Surviving the Age of Trump. Parnassus Books, 3900 Hillsboro Pike, Ste 14, Nashville. https://www.facebook.com/events/144169419719084/

Tuesday, February 27
3 PM. Moms Demand Action: Nashville—HB2586 Full Civil Justice. Cordell Hull Building, 425 5th Avenue North, Nashville. https://www.facebook.com/events/2125322421033653/

6 PM - 7:30 PM. TEAm Meeting: Voter Registration Training. First Baptist Church, 625 Rosa L Parks Blvd, Nashville. Email: info@theequityalliance.org. https://www.facebook.com/events/414938638959276/

6 PM - 8 PM. Trauma-Informed De-Escalation Training: Open Table Nashville. Glencliff United Methodist Church, 2901 Glencliff Rd, Nashville. https://www.facebook.com/events/583994371943278/

Wednesday, February 28
1:30 PM. 3 PM. Moms Demand Action: Nashville—HB1833 & HB2485 Civil Justice Subcommittee. Cordell Hull Building, 425 5th Avenue North, Nashville. https://https://www.facebook.com/events/190723701684570/

6:30 PM - 8 PM. Humanists: Listening skills and co-counseling techniques. Center for Spiritual Living, 6705 Charlotte Pike, Nashville. www.meetup.com/Humanist-Association-MiddleTN/events/

Thursday, March 1
12 PM. Stand up to the NRA: Hold Rep. Marsha Blackburn accountable. Public Square Franklin, Franklin. https://www.facebook.com/events/1181565955312308/

6: 30 PM. The Need to Challenge TVA. Nashville Friends Meeting House, 530 26th Ave North, Nashville. https://www.sierraclub.org/tennessee/middle-tennessee

Friday, March 2
10 AM - 1 PM. History of African American Women Leaders. McLemore House, 447 11th Ave N, Franklin. https://www.facebook.com/events/221105025130757/

Saturday, March 3
7 AM - 9 AM. Rally Against Wage Theft. Omni Hotel, 250 5th Ave S, Nashville. www.facebook.com/events/166424360805404/

8 AM - 12 PM. OneGen Food Distribution - VOLUNTEER. Johnson Elementary, 815 Glass Lane, Franklin. Registration:https://www.eventbrite.com/e/onegen-food-distribution-volunteer-rain-or-shine-tickets-43321587033?aff=efbeventtix
https://www.facebook.com/events/877124865781734/

3 PM - 5 PM. 2018 Women Build Kickoff Event: Habitat for Humanity of Williamson County. The Drury Plaza Hotel, 1874 W McEwen Dr, Franklin. Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2018-women-build-kickoff-event-registration-41847453861?aff=ebdssbcitybrowse
http://www.hfhwm.org/our-builds/women-build/
https://www.facebook.com/hfhwm


Action & Events, Week of February 19

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“If not us, then who? If not now, then when?” -Congressman John Lewis, civil rights leader, Freedom Rider, Nashville sit-in leader, March on Washington organizer, distinguished author, Presidential Medal of Honor recipient. 

Join us in events in and around Williamson County this week!

February 1- February 28 from 9 AM - 5:30 PM. 2018 Black History Month Exhibit. Special Collections at WCPL, 1314 Columbia Ave, Franklinhttps://www.facebook.com/events/165530364076004/

Monday, February 19
5 PM - 7 PM. Stand UP for Stoneman Douglas: Solidarity Vigil. Franklin Square, Franklin. https://www.facebook.com/events/155385748497877/

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM. TN Citizens' Action happy hour. 631 Woodland St, Nashville. www.facebook.com/events/323849734769148/

6:30 PM - 9:30 PM. School Board Meeting. Williamson County Tennessee Government, 1320 W Main St, Franklinhttps://www.facebook.com/events/149751139118319/

Tuesday, February 20
World Social Justice Day. On November 2007, the United Nations (UN) General Assembly announced February 20 would be celebrated annually as World Social Justice Day.

11:45 AM - 1 PM. Suicide Awareness Vigil for US military forces. Organized by Matthew Odell. Bring some visual aid that says "20" on it. Legislative Plaza, 301 6th Ave N, Nashville

6 PM - 8 PM. Kanew for Congress: Volunteer Phone Bank- Brentwood. Appomattox Dr, Brentwood. Contact Ben Jones (ben@kanewforcongress.com or 615-828-6043) for the exact address.https://www.facebook.com/events/144554763014197/
6:30 PM- 7:30 PM. Clean Tennessee: Volunteer Workshop, Goodwill Lifsey Building, Room 233, 937 Herman Street, Nashvillehttps://www.facebook.com/events/1995153494074352/

7 PM - 9 PM. Out of Silence Performance and Reception. Neely Auditorium, Nashville. https://www.facebook.com/events/472679536459518/

Wednesday, February 21
8 AM - 11:15 AM. Profile of Struggling People in Nashville, Metropolitan Social Services will release the 9th Annual Community Needs Evaluation. The Catholic Pastoral Center, 2800 McGavock Pike, Nashville. www.eventbrite.com/e/profile-of-the-financially-struggling-people-in-nashville-tickets-42324780558
www.facebook.com/events/431897750558658/

12 PM - 3 PM. Mom’s Demand Action - Criminal Justice Committee, HB2484. Cordell Hull, 425 5th Ave N Nashville. RSVP: http://act.everytown.org/event/moms-demand-action-event/8540
https://www.facebook.com/events/240829763125245/

2 PM - 4 PM. Navigating the Resources 101: Open Table. RSVP to lindsey@opentablenashville.org. Glencliff United Methodist Church, 2901 Glencliff Rd., Nashvillewww.facebook.com/events/1792631671037872/

6:30 PM - 8 PM. Humanists: Living in an "uber economy" today. Center for Spiritual Living, 6705 Charlotte Pike, Nashvillewww.meetup.com/Humanist-Association-MiddleTN/events/

Thursday, February 22
7: 15 AM. Town Hall with Williamson County elected officials State Senator Jack Johnson, State Representatives Glen Casada, Charles Sargent, and Sam Whitson. Columbia State Community College, 1228 Liberty Pike, Franklin. Registration: http://cmdev.williamsonchamber.com/events/details/town-hall-354180
https://www.facebook.com/events/192243468187442/

4 PM - 6 PM. Adopt-A-Stream Party. Cumberland River Compact, suite 300, 2 Victory Ave, Nashville. www.facebook.com/events/210081326212326/

6 PM - 8 PM. Kanew for Congress: Thompsons Station Meet and Greet. Stacey St, Thompson's Station. To RSVP and get the address, message ben@kanewforcongress.comhttps://www.facebook.com/events/123266451824756/

*7 PM - 8 PM. Williamson County Democratic Party Executive Committee. 1550 W McEwen Dr Ste 300, Franklinhttps://www.facebook.com/events/546592209008507/

Friday, February 23
9 AM - 10 AM. WCSLink Coffee with Carol Hendlmyer: Parents and students with disabilities are invited to attend and ask questions about special education in WCS. Williamson County Enrichment Center, 110 Everbright Ave, Franklinhttps://www.facebook.com/events/2008034859515490/

Saturday, February 24
*9 AM. Coffee Klatch: meet up with local Democrats. The Coffee House Second and Bridge, 144 2nd Ave N, Franklin.

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM. Middle Tennessee (Brentwood)—Be Smart Presentation by Moms Demand Action. Church of the Good Shepherd, 1420 Wilson Pike, Brentwoodhttps://www.facebook.com/events/168789607086878/

9:30 AM -11:30 AM. Black History Breakfast & Panel Discussion. Women's Political Collaborative of TN, New Covenant Christian Church, 2201 Osage St., Nashville. https://www.facebook.com/events/2046867315531678/

10 AM - 11:30 AM. Medicare 101: An introductory presentation by Todd Libman. Nashville downtown library, 615 Church St, Nashvillewww.facebook.com/events/697708517283629/

10 AM - 2 PM. Community Supported Agriculture fair: Learn/sign up for local CSAs. Nashville Farmers' Market, 900 Rosa L Parks Blvd, Nashville. www.localtable.net/articles/featured180114.php

12 PM. Nina Turner Speaking in Nashville For Our Revolution, Free Event. Tennessee State University, 3500 John A Merritt Blvd, Nashvillehttps://www.facebook.com/events/838431443003382/

1 PM - 5 PM. 7th District Democratic County Chairs Winter Meeting. Breece's Cafe, 111 S Public Sq, Centerville. Please RSVP. http://7thtncd.weebly.com/rsvp.html
https://www.facebook.com/events/193057447916248/

2 PM - 5 PM. Anticapitalism March.John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge, S 1st St, Nashville (start on the east end of the pedestrian bridge). https://www.facebook.com/events/176288573145838/

6 PM - 8 PM. Nashville Forum: Black History Month | Fighting Imperialism & Deportations. Watkins College of Art, 2298 Rosa L Parks Blvd, Nashville. https://www.facebook.com/events/190229318376178

6:45 PM. Mom’s BeSMART Presentation by Moms Demand Action. 401 Pond View Ct. Franklin. https://www.facebook.com/events/154792805326549/

Disclaimer: Links or events other than those operated by or on behalf of the Williamson County Democratic Party (*) are for your convenience only and are not an endorsement or recommendation.Williamson County Democratic Party
http://www.wcdemocrats.com/



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