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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Community Members Come Together to Call for Racial Justice and an End to Gun Violence

Columbia, Tenn. –  Community organizations, social clubs, churches, students, families and friends will gather for a peaceful demonstration in response to the killing of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin during “Come Together Day” on Saturday, April 14th. Activities are scheduled from 1-6 p.m., at Frierson Johnson Park on 10th Street in Columbia….

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Save Our Community Day, 2010

When the SOCM Jackson Chapter celebrates, they sure do make it an affair to remember. In 2010, the event featured free food, live music, a sky walk, crafts, a basketball tournament, and more. The annual Save Our Community Day is free and open to the pubic, and provides a chance…

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Smith Mountain Solution

When you think of Cumberland County, Tennessee, you think of the ‘Golf Capital’ of the state. However, that is not exactly what Smith Mountain Solutions, LLC has in mind for the partially reclaimed Turner Mine on Smith Mountain. The Cumberland County Chapter of SOCM has been knee-deep in the struggle…

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