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Catholics show they are 'dowers of the Word' with generosity to collections
12/3/21 - In this season of Advent as we prepare for the birth of our Lord and the celebration of the greatest gift of all, I am immensely grateful to the Catholics who have expressed their love for Jesus by giving generously to help the poor and marginalized through the national collections of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.
How Biden could turn TVA toward clean energy--an interview with campaign leaders
3/15/21 - Two leaders of a citizens movement calling on President Biden to transition TVA to clean energy describe their campaign, in this interview.
Knoxville, TN, activists present 'award' to city's top evictor
3/12/21 - On March 6, a housing justice coalition in Knoxville, Tennessee, presented an "award" of shame to the top evictor in Knoxville during the pandemic: a landlord named Robert S. Greene.
Rep. Cartwright Renews Push for Reclaiming Abandoned Mine Lands to Create Jobs and Protect Environment
3/10/21 - Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (D-PA-08) reintroduced two pieces of legislation to reauthorize and accelerate federal funding to reclaim abandoned mine lands in Northeastern Pennsylvania and across America.
Transformational: How the proposed stadium project could change downtown Knoxville
2/16/21 - Baseball would have a new home near the Old City, surrounded by condos, apartments, commercial and community space.
Various Groups Weigh in about Proposed Downtown Knoxville Baseball Stadium Project
2/6/21 - People across Knoxville and Knox County are continuing to weigh in about a proposed baseball stadium project for the downtown area.
An Open Letter from Community Groups on Sports Authority
2/5/21 - An open letter to: the Mayor of Knoxville, the Knoxville City Council, the Mayor of Knox County, the Knox County Commission, Randy Boyd, the Tennessee Smokies, and the Public
'Cancel the Rent' car caravan brings anti-eviction protest to working-class areas of Knoxville
1/30/21 - On Saturday afternoon, in a parking lot under the James White Parkway, a coalition of Knoxville area left-wing activist groups met for a “cancel the rent” car caravan protest in support of the cancellation of rent and mortgage payments through the end of the COVID pandemic.
ICYMI: Congressional Committee's Environmental Justice Now Tour: Appalachia
1/22/21 - On December 9, 2020, the House Natural Resources Committee held a virtual forum titled Environmental Justice Now Tour: Appalachia, hosted by Committee Chair, Congressman Raúl M. Grijalva.
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