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Our Beginnings

Our Beginnings

SOCM’s original name, Save Our Cumberland Mountains, grew out of our origins as a grassroots community organization based in poor isolated coalfield communities in five northern counties (Anderson, Campbell, Claiborne, Morgan and Scott) in the Cumberland Mountains.  SOCM kept this…

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Groups co-sponsor free screening of Working Films’ Coal Ash Stories at Middle Tennessee State University as part of Earth Week

4/14/15 - Groups co-sponsor free screening of Working Films’ Coal Ash Stories at Middle Tennessee State University as part of Earth Week Groups co-sponsor free screening of Working Films’ Coal Ash Stories at Middle Tennessee State University as part of…

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Groups Collaborate in Support of Nashville Charter School Accountability Standards

By Cathie Bird SOCM is joining with the Metro Nashville Education Association (MNEA), Tennessee Education Report, Tennesseans Reclaiming Education Excellence (TREE), and other community allies to support the schools Nashville students deserve! Charter schools (privately operated, but publicly funded K-12 schools) are currently not…

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