Nashville Peace and Justice Center

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 […]

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 […]

Mercury is in retrograde, which may explain why everything is scattered and black right now.  (A painful back injury has left me prone and miserable of late.) Happily, that depressing period should be coming to an end Oct. 9. That means perhaps there will be an upswing in all things personal and professional. Let’s hope. […]

Gosh, the end of summer weather has been glorious in Nashville so far. Has anyone heard of spring fever coming in Autumn? How do we muster the seriousness to atone adequately and appropriately? (Yom Kippur starts tonight, y’all.) I am not really sure, but suggest taking a deep breath and venturing forth into the events […]

  On Saturday, Sept. 5, the Central Labor Council of Nashville and Middle Tennessee, Workers’ Dignity, and Middle Tennessee Jobs With Justice staged the Nashville Labor Day Parade, followed by the annual Workers’ Dignity fundraising festival at St. Edward Church on Thompson Lane. The third annual event featured a march that allowed local progressive organizations and labor unions […]

Let’s take a look at what’s up in Blue Nashville this Thursday and Friday. The weather has been dandy this week! Get out and enjoy it while doing activities to better our city, our state, and our nation. And do not forget: Early Voting continues in the quest to elect a new mayor and Metro Council, and satellite polling locations open their doors on Thursday. Get details here. If you haven’t voted yet, do it! (If you can’t do early voting, make sure you cast your ballot on Runoff Election Day, Sept. 10.) If you have, encourage your progressive friends to do their part.

OK, on to the events!

Thursday night will be action-packed for Nashville progressives. Television is reruns and silly summer fare: Go out and do something that matters. Among the July 23 offerings is a discussion of the new book Undivided, fellowship with fellow libs, and an opportunity to meet Metro Council candidates.


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