Altruism

For the 17th year in a row and its second in Nashville, Grateful Dread Public Radio proudly brings Pride to the radio. Our On-Air LGBT Pride Fest takes place Sunday, June 26 from 10 am through 7 pm.

The Nashville Peace & Justice Center regularly shares a listing of area peace-progressive events. We share it here, and the group encourages people to share the information widely. Please attend and support the events — do your part to help us all turn Tennessee purple! Among the happenings in Music City this week, the local Showing Up […]

The following are links to progressive-issue action alerts that found their way to The Armchair Activist’s inbox. We share them with you in the hope that you will get busy: Take action for a better world. And remember the words of Alice Walker: “Activism is the rent [we] pay for living on this planet.” Today, we have an […]

The Nashville Peace & Justice Center regularly shares a listing of area peace-progressive events. We share it here, and the group encourages people to share the information widely. Please attend and support the events — do your part to help us all turn Tennessee purple! Coming up this week, Thursday’s #FightFor15 events, a house party […]

The following are links to progressive-issue action alerts we received throughout the weekend. Get busy: Take action for a better world. And remember the words of Alice Walker: “Activism is the rent [we] pay for living on this planet.” Today we seek to protect our transgender siblings from the wrath of the Republican-controlled and generally inhumane Tennessee State […]

How cool is this? Nashville’s Workers’ Dignity/Dignidad Obrera is approaching its sixth anniversary. The group will mark the occasion with an annual celebration on May 1. Naturally, fundraising is part of the effort, and the group’s anniversary committee of workers and allies have set a goal of $10,000. And taking on a major role in achieving that goal — […]

Turning Red Tennessee purple requires action!  The Nashville Peace and Justice Center regularly presents activist alerts and event notifications geared to Music City peace-progressives. Do your part and attend as many as possible, and spread the word. Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only […]

Just back from a week with the family in Baltimore and still getting my act together — back to it soon. In the meantime, I need your help. More importantly, those suffering from prostate cancer and their loved ones need your help. For the past six years, I’ve been involved with the Movember campaign to […]

Serious stuff is on the calendar this weekend. Make sure to get out this Saturday, Sunday, or Monday to do something to make the world better, to show compassion to others, to care for our planet, to remember we are all in this together. It’s the progressive way.

For 12 straight years, West End United Methodist Church has helped to sponsor and build a Habitat for Humanity home, and that time of year is here again. The church’s fundraising effort for the worthy cause in underway. The goal is to raise $30,000 to cover half of the cost to construct a home for a deserving family in need of affordable housing. The church also recruits volunteers to help with building. Which means YOUR help is needed.


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