SOCM at Bonnaroo 2016!

This year SOCM again hosted a tent at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tennessee. Every year, this event draws tens of thousands from Tennessee and across the country, so it is always an excellent outreach opportunity. A crew of SOCM volunteers from Middle and East TN spoke…

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Knoxville Chapter Summer Update

SOCM’s Knoxville Chapter is preparing to transform tenants’ rights in the city! In March, we hosted June Zettelmeyer from the Cumberland Chapter to help us conduct a workshop on choosing an issue. We narrowed down our shared interests to working to improve tenants’ rights in the city and cutting energy…

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SOCM Member Drocella Mugorewera Set to Speak At Knoxville Neighborhood Conference

Saturday, March 7th, 2015, the Knoxville Office of Neighborhoods will host The Neighborhood Conference at the Knoxville Convention Center. This event will bring together leaders and members of resident-led, resident-controlled neighborhood groups in the Knoxville area with government leadership and local nonprofits (including SOCM!) to explore ways to improve the…

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SOCM Walk for Justice 2012

The annual Walk for Justice of Statewide Organizing for Community eMpowerment (SOCM) will take place at Cumberland Mountain State Park on Saturday, October 27. Registration starts at 10:00 am in Shelter #2.  The walk starts at 10:30 am., rain or shine. The Walk for Justice brings people together from all…

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