National

Red, White and You: Protect Our Care Recess

Via: Indivisible

Senator McConnell announced that he is delaying a vote on TrumpCare until after the July 4 recess, and it would not have happened without the constituent pressure that we’ve seen all across the country. But delayed does not mean the bill is dead; it means this recess will determine whether the bill dies once and for all or lives to see another day.

Nashville, National

Sit-In to Stop TrumpCare

Today’s a big day in resistance/defense of healthcare. There are sit-ins in senators’ offices in several states. Below are the specifics for Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado (just added), Florida, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Wisconsin.

An organizer wrote me: “Hundreds of people will be sitting in at district offices of Republican Senators around the country.

National

Pledge Our Allegiance to Each Other

As you get ready to fire up your grills this Tuesday, take a minute to reflect on your commitment to our flag and our country. On Inauguration Day, many of us took an oath to preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution that we have lived on a weekly basis. Independence Day presents another opportunity to renew our commitment to the country that we love.

National

Speak Out and Stand Up for Healthcare

Mitch McConnell and 12 other male GOP senators unveiled the Trump(don’t)Care bill last Thursday. The bill was written in secret, but it’s no surprise that it steals healthcare from the poor to give tax breaks to the rich. For all of the reasons explained in this article, it is a tough bill to swallow.

Nashville

We are #NashvilleTogether | Final Vote on Bl-739

Join us at City Hall to stand up against hate, to protect immigrant residents, and to show that we are the welcoming city we aspire to be. On Thursday, July 6th, the Nashville Metro Council will be casting it’s final vote on BL-739. The ordinance would protect immigrant residents and ensure that city agencies aren’t helping with deportations.

Nashville

Nashville Pride Festival

Join us to celebrate LGBTQ Pride in Middle Tennessee on Saturday, June 24 and Sunday, June 25 for our first two-day celebration in our 28-year history.

Saturday June 24th (10:00 am-9:00 pm) Sunday June 25th (12:00 pm-6:00 pm)

VIP Tickets will go on sale at nashvillepride.org. Admission is $5 at the gate.

Nashville

BLM Juneteenth Block Party

Rock with us at our first annual #JuneTeenth Block Party!!! We’ll have FREE music, food , games, and fun! We’ll be selling BLM Merchandise so feel free to purchase some BLM swag! Celebration is free! Everyone is welcome! Child friendly! Donations are welcome!

Nashville

Middle Tennessee 6th Annual Community Eid Ul-Fitr Carnival

Join the Muslim community of Middle Tennessee for our 5th Annual Community Eid Ul-Fitr Carnival on July 2nd, 2017 from 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm at Centennial Park! We will be out on the Parthenon Lawn visible from West End. We will have bounce houses for all ages, slides, cotton candy, popcorn, snow cones, face painting, balloons, and pizza!

Nashville

Our Families Count: LGBTQ Workers and Time to Care

It’s Pride Month! Join us for a Facebook Live chat and talk with us about #LGBTQ workers, their families, and why we need paid sick & safe days and paid family & medical leave. From same-gender couples raising kids to trans and gender non-conforming individuals navigating their health care needs, and chosen family showing up for each other in crisis, LGBTQ individuals experience unique challenges in remaining stable during life’s milestones and ordeals.