Nashville Community Organizers group originated as part of the Obama campaign in 2008. In January 2009 we helped defeat the English-only campaign in Nashville.

Since 2009, our members have gone on to do amazing things - one was elected as the first Hispanic Metro Councilman, a couple others also were elected to the Metro Council, several went on to lead the Tennessee Democratic Party, one is now working for Obama for America in Chicago, several have been elected as Chairs of their county Democratic parties, and many others are leaders of progressive community groups in Nashville and surrounding counties.  We now serves as a clearinghouse for Progressive groups and events in the Nashville area, providing our members opportunities to go out and get involved in a variety of groups.

NCO is a group that believes in bringing about change to Nashville and Middle Tennessee.  Will you join us and help make that belief a reality? 

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  • New Member
    Jaunita Veasy Jaunita Veasy joined
    January 22
    Jaunita Veasy
    "I would like to network with individuals and community groups who make it a priority to support legislation, resources and activities that are in the best interest of children. I am the Executive Dir. of The Black Children’s Institute of Tennessee."
  • New Member
    Joe Joe­ joined
    January 13
    "I'm a professor, administrator, and former student and labor organizer who is eager to work on issues of community development, social and environmental justice, and sustainability issues."
  • New Member
    Rick Herron Rick Herron joined
    December 22
    Rick Herron
    "Recent college grad, former WA Sierra Club organizer battling coal exports in the Northwest, passionate about building the climate movement in Tennessee."
  • New Member
    Kat Kat­ joined
    December 5
  • New Member
    Molly Lasagna Molly Lasagna joined
    September 13
    Molly Lasagna
    "Recent DC transplant. Looking for my fellow agents of change."
  • New Member
    Bill Conte Bill Conte joined
    August 19
    Bill Conte
    "Currently CPA and Wealth Management. Interested in helping create a collaborative community."
  • New Member
    Kristen Dunlap-Berg Kristen Dunlap-Berg joined
    July 24, 2013
    Kristen Dunlap-Berg
    "Hi! I'm Kristen. I'm interested in social justice, animal welfare, literacy, theatre and reading."
  • New Member
    Sara Barker Sara Barker joined
    June 12, 2013
    Sara Barker
    "I'm a young attorney in Nashville--long­ interested in progressive politics, seeking opportunities in community organizing and advocacy. Lover of live music, dogs, and documentary film, and a good bourbon."
Nashville Community Organizers
Founded Nov 6, 2008

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