Mt. Pleasant Spring Recap 2013

SOCM members in the Maury County Chapter continue their campaign for clean water and affordable utility bills in the town of Mt. Pleasant. Since SOCM members and Mt. Pleasant residents presented 100+ official water quality complaint forms to the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) during a Valentine’s Day…

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Race and Class in the Media

The Rutherford Reader is a regional publication that is recklessly using stereotypes to incite fear and fuel aggression towards “others” in the community. “In my opinion, the media is a double-edge sword,” said Rutherford County member Saleh Sbenaty. “It can be used to inform and educate people about news and important…

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Jackson Chapter Works to Register Voters

The Jackson Chapter worked with 96 KIX, a local radio station, to do bi-weekly Voter Registration Block parties. At the block parties, SOCM members registered voters, conducted community research, and spread the word about SOCM. They registered over 90 people after just two block parties! The block parties were incredibly successful…

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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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