It’s time to wake up.

Of the more than 6 million people who call Tennessee home, 52 percent are female and 23 percent are children under the age of 18—but they’re often underrepresented or not represented at all in today’s political and policy decisions. Women and children in Tennessee need a voice.

AWAKE is dedicated to advocating for the advancement of women and kids by effecting local and state policy through education, outreach, and research.  Our strategic approach fosters unique partnerships with organizations, communities & elected officials to ensure that the interests of the women and children in Tennessee are heard.


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    Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 06:00 PM

    May General Membership Meeting

    Please join us to get involved in our summer child abuse hotline campaign, review our legislative wrap up and enjoy the company of great women!  Feel free to bring friends, family and even the kiddos!  Light food and beverages will be served.  

    Thursday, June 18, 2015 at 06:00 PM
    Thistle Stop Cafe in Nashville, TN

    Bill Victory Party

    Come celebrate the passage of HB 217/SB 428 and HB 754/SB 1160.  Enjoy fabulous libations and delicious treats in a warm and uplifting venue.  You'll also be able meet Magdalene graduates, purchase Thistle Farms bath and body products and learn more about AWAKE's summer plans!  

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