ThinkTN in the News: Community Conversation highlights need for people to vote

Kingsport Times-News (Aug. 29, 2018) — We are by nature political beings, yet Tennessee ranks at the bottom in voting and voter registration, concerned citizens were told Tuesday at a Kingsport Chamber Community Conversation event to help jump-start democracy. “People need to vote. We are watching the crumbling of democracy,” Daryl …

Community-Led Conversation Series to Promote Civic Engagement

Nashville, Tenn. (August 28, 2018) — Humanities Tennessee and ThinkTennessee are launching a series of community conversations to address Tennessee’s consistently low voter registration and turnout. The goal of the conversations is to encourage voter turnout in advance of the 2018 midterm elections and discuss ideas to strengthen the state’s …

ThinkTN in the News: Tennessee’s housing woes a campaign issue

The Commercial Appeal (Aug. 16, 2018) – Can a society legitimately consider itself advanced when children are being raised in housing that costs so much they don’t get adequate food or heath care? A report by ThinkTennessee, a moderate public policy research organization, and the Tennessee Housing and Development Agency, …