Spring AWAKEning was a HUGE success!

What an extraordinary night! Our Spring AWAKEning last month was the largest and most successful fundraiser in our organization's history! Continue reading

March 2018 "We Won't Back Down"

“If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome." -Anne Bradstreet Spring is here (even if it doesn’t feel like it in Nashville right now)! February was a short month filled with countless lobbying meetings, phone calls, and email blasts; we also trained seven new teacher volunteers, and we laid the groundwork for a really wonderful and plentiful March. Continue reading

January 2018- We Needed all 31 Days This Month!

Happy New Year, and happy (almost) 5th anniversary to us! This November we will celebrate our 5th year of making change while also (hopefully) celebrating the passage of new legislation and bringing our Healthy Relationships & Finances course to more students in Tennessee.   Continue reading

Women's March 2.0 Power Together TN

AWAKE is proud to be involved again with the Women's March in Nashville on January 20th. In the year since the incredible Women's March and its sisters marches that became the largest organized protest ever, Power Together & the Women's March organizers are upping the expectations with an entire day's worth of activities.  Continue reading

A busy November

November recap: New partnerships, our largest fundraiser, a new board, & looking ahead to 2018! Continue reading

Calling all lawyers! C.A.R.E. Truancy training coming up in October!

Want to get involved in our truancy program? The time is now!   Hear from our own Sara Beth Myers as well as the Honorable Sheila Calloway and Honorable Jennifer Wade as they provide details on the C.A.R.E program (developed in conjunction with Metro Nashville Public School and the Metro Student Attendance Center). You will receive CLE credit, the training is free, and there is breakfast!  For more details and to register, head to: https://www.nashvillebar.org/index.cfm?pg=events&evAction=showDetail&eid=49198&evSubAction=listAll.    Continue reading

Join Us for our Annual Fundraiser- Artists for AWAKE!

What do beautiful art and biscuits have in common? Continue reading

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