Bill Victory Party

Let's toast to the passage of the Domestic Violence Offender Notification bill!     Continue reading

Domestic Violence Offender Notification bill is signed by Governor Haslam!

Our Domestic Violence Offender Notification law was signed today in a ceremony at War Memorial with Governor Haslam & members of AWAKE! Continue reading

Support AWAKE at the Nashville Sounds!

Buy a ticket to the Nashville Sounds game on July 8th and support AWAKE! We'll be there at the 7:00pm game sporting fabulous, new AWAKE t-shirts. Bring your friends and families and enjoy a night out to support a great cause. Sit wherever you want, but be sure to swing by our table. We are grateful to The Sounds for recognizing us on July 8th!       Continue reading

Get Generous on May 3rd!

Give Back on Wednesday, May 3 On May 3, all of your donations to AWAKE through the Big Payback earn us more money! If you've never donated before, May 3 is your day. If you have donated before, thank you and please consider making an additional donation on Wednesday. 

2017 Tapas & Toasts

Join us for our 2017 Spring fundraiser, Tapas & Toasts at Casa Azafran!  This year we are already on the ground working to bring more safety to domestic violence survivors and educating students around Middle TN about healthy relationships and finances. Help support our work on March 30th from 6pm - 8pm and learn more about how you can get involved this year. 

Celebrate with us!

The Governor will sign our CMV Awareness Bill and our Stalking Prevention Bill onThursday, June 9th at 10:45am at the War Memorial Auditorium (301 6th Avenue North) in Nashville. Continue reading

Stalking Prevention Bill Passes!

Thank you to everyone who supported our Stalking Prevention Bill which has now been signed by the Governor. This amendment updates our stalking law for the 21st Century, especially as it relates to social media and third party communication. Special thanks to Jennifer Gillett, Tennessee Coalition to End Domestic & Sexual Violence, You Have the Power, YWCA of Nashville & Middle TN, and the Nashville Sexual Assault Center for their support. 

Victory on CMV!

Our CMV Awareness Bill passed and was signed into law by the governor on March 22, 2016. Thank you to everyone who supported this groundbreaking legislation that will improve the health of Tennessee's women and kids. Learn more about the law's journey in this interview: Continue reading

2016 Is Underway

2016 is finally here! To start the year off right, the members of AWAKE met at Mad Platter to discuss our ideas and issues for the year. Thanks to everyone who came out. We're looking forward to all that 2016 has to bring.   Continue reading

See Our Latest Headlines!

Check out this excellent coverage of our CMV bill, which would allow medical providers who care for pregnant women to inform them about a preventable, devastating disease that affects between 600-800 newborns every year in Tennessee. This bill was sent to summer study and will return in 2016, along with our CMV families from across the state. We're fighting for the health of our women and kids! Continue reading