ETSU Open House: Learn How ETSU Fits Into Your Future


Family budgets are tightening.  College tuition is rising… It’s time to take a closer look at East Tennessee State’s education value.  On Thursday, February 12th, at The Mall at Johnson City, come meet many of our university’s representatives at our ‘ETSU Loves You—Student Fair.’ Talk to Admissions and Financial Aid counselors to learn how toContinue reading “ETSU Open House: Learn How ETSU Fits Into Your Future”

Statement from the Mayor Dean on English-only


NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Mayor Karl Dean released this statement today in response to the results from the special election on two amendments to the Metro Charter: “This is a great night for Nashville. The results of this special election reaffirm Nashville’s identity as a welcoming and friendly city, and our ability to come together asContinue reading “Statement from the Mayor Dean on English-only”

Westwood Elementary breaks barriers reaching Hispanics students and their families


MANCHESTER, Tenn. — Jan. 23, 2009 — In 2004, Westwood Elementary in Manchester, Tenn. received a 21st Century Community Learning Center (CLC) grant to support ELL students and their families, and to foster a positive and connected home-school relationship. The CLC offers programs and opportunities for students to achieve academic success, and for their parentsContinue reading “Westwood Elementary breaks barriers reaching Hispanics students and their families”

Nashville Spoke up on Charter ammends proposal


Thank you Nashville for speaking up!! The Mayor, city council members, business leaders, labor organizers, faith leaders,  presidents of 9 universities, civil rights activists, immigrant and refugee leaders from every community, all came together to speak up for a friendly and welcoming Nashville. We are proud to be part of the strongest, most diverse coalitionContinue reading “Nashville Spoke up on Charter ammends proposal”

Bredesen Habla sobre el voto en Nashville


DECLARACIÓN DE GOBERNADOR PHIL BREDESEN SOBRE EL VOTO DE RECHAZO A LA ENMIENDA ‘SOLO INGLÉS EN Nashville / Davidson Co. “Los votantes de Nashville han expresado su opinión en las urnas y hablaron en voz alta en apoyo a impulsar a Nashville  hacia adelante en áreas importantes como la contratación de nuevos negocios y elContinue reading “Bredesen Habla sobre el voto en Nashville”

Metro Human Relations Commission opposes effort to amend Metro Charter to designate English as the official language of Metropolitan Government


NASHVILLE, TN. ( January 13, 2009 )- The members of the Metro Human Relations Commission  have reiterated their opposition  to ongoing efforts to amend the Metro Charter to designate English as the official language of Metropolitan Government which has the potential to disenfranchise thousands of Nashvillians.   “While the proposed charter amendment may appear innocent at first blush, Metro government’s inability to constructively dialogue with itsContinue reading “Metro Human Relations Commission opposes effort to amend Metro Charter to designate English as the official language of Metropolitan Government”