Tennessee Voices, Episode 349: DarKenya Waller, Legal Aid Society of Middle TN/Cumberlands

Categories: Featured, News, Non-Profit

This Memorial Day marks three years since George Floyd was murdered, resulting in a national racial reckoning that caused many leaders and organizations to become more fully engaged in how they see and solve systemic inequities. Among them is DarKenya W. Waller, executive director of Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands. On this …

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Legal Aid Society Announces Athlete Charles Clark as Speaker for April 5 Breakfast of Champions Fundraiser

Categories: Featured, Fundraising, News

Legal Aid Society, Tennessee’s largest nonprofit law firm, today announced that former U.S. Track and Field Championship silver medalist Charles Clark will be the speaker at its annual Breakfast of Champions fundraising event, scheduled at City Winery at 8 a.m. Wednesday, April 5, with a 7:30 a.m. pre-show. Breakfast of Champions is the official kickoff …

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‘Outrageous:’ Rent hikes continue to climb in Nashville in time for Christmas

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UPDATE: After the story aired, the landlord decided to not hike Matt’s rent an extra $350 per month. Nashville rent is showing no signs of coming down, and now the federal rent relief money is about to dry up too. For some — lease renewals are coming up at the end of the year. “Housing …

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Legal Aid Society Names Director, Coordinator of New Eviction Right to Counsel Program for Low-Income Renters

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  NASHVILLE, Tennessee, Nov. 15, 2022 ­– Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, Tennessee’s largest nonprofit law firm, announced today that Elizabeth Leiserson and Zane Jud have joined the firm’s new Eviction Right to Counsel program for qualifying low-income renters, with Leiserson serving as project director and Jud as project coordinator. The …

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