We are a large group coordinating and working with other area huddles, Blount County United, SURG-BC,SCNW, Love Trumps Hate-Knoxville, WMC-Power Through TN, and other groups. We also have subdivisions/small huddle groups that focus on a number of important issues.
The whole group supports the suggested actions of the smaller groups.
CONTACT US: Maryvilletnhuddle@gmail.com
Starting in January 2019, we will meet in Dorothy Herron Room A at Blount County Public Library on the last Thursday of the month.
Future Huddle Meeting Dates:
No Huddle meeting in December
January 31 (Impact of Structural Racism on Personal and Community Well-Being)
February 28 (Effect of School Vouchers & Privatization on Public Education)
March 28 (Zoning Rules in Blount County)
Dec 4th, Tues 2:30 PM: Meeting with Marge Davis to Discuss TennCan Bill. Marge leads the TN Bottle Bill project. Location = Chapel Room at New Providence Presbyterian Church, 703 W. Broadway Maryville. We will be exploring ways to support this effort in Blount County and the greater Knoxville area. https://www.facebook.com/events/2108948492752173/?notif_t=plan_user_invited¬if_id=1543602744443610
Dec 5th, Wed 4-5 PM: Keep Blount Beautiful Litter Committee. Meet at Springbrook Recreation Center, 1537 Dalton St. Alcoa. Supplies are provided. Just show up!
Dec 9th, Sun 4PM: Dorothy Kincaid Beloved Community Outreach Foundation Benefit Concert. Location = St. Paul AME Zion Church 401 W. Broadway Maryville. For more information contact Marjorie Stewart at 865-207-6776.
Dec 12th, Wed 7:30PM: Putting Down Roots: Bridge Refugee Benefit. With Mary Gauthier and Greg Brown. Location = Bijou Theater, 803 S. Gay St. Knoxville. Tickets = $25 via Ticketmasters: https://www.facebook.com/events/312881382630582/
Dec 13th, Thurs 6:30PM: Sandy Hook Promise Remembrance. TN Valley Unitarian Universalist Church 2931 Kingston Pike Knoxville.
Dec 27th, Thurs: No Huddle Meeting this month. Have a safe holiday season with your family and friends. See you in January!
Jan 7th, Mon at Noon CT: Witness for Medicaid Expansion. Sponsored by the TN Justice Center. Join interested parties to urge the new General Assembly to expand Medicaid in TN. RSVP here if you plan to attend.
Jan 19th, Sat 10AM: Women's March 3 in Washington DC. Marches are also being planned for locations across the nation and around the world (Women’s March Global). #WomensWave Details on Knoxville March will be forth coming.