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City of Clarksville allocates funds for COVID-19 Pandemic Relief Programs

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – The Clarksville City Council recently directed $1.4 million from federal Community Development Block Grant and CARES Act coronavirus relief funding into local programs designed to help people overcome pandemic-related economic challenges.

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Renters’ Rights During the Coronavirus Pandemic

 

Zac Oswald, Legal Aid Society

Legal Aid SocietyNashville, TN – We are all navigating uncertain times. We don’t know when life is going to resume as normal. For most of us, that leaves unanswered questions and worries about the present and the future. Amid lost jobs, illness, closed schools, medical bills and more, the last thing you want to worry about is being evicted from your home during the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic.
 
Is your landlord threatening to kick you out because you temporarily cannot pay rent? Trying to force you out by changing the locks or shutting off the utilities instead of taking you to court? What can you do about it?

Zac Oswald

Zac Oswald

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Legal Aid Society to Offer Free Legal Advice by Telephone in Response to Coronavirus Pandemic

 

Legal Aid SocietyNashville, TN – The Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, Tennessee’s largest nonprofit law firm, announced today that it will be offering free legal advice over the phone in the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
 
“This is a challenging time for many in Middle Tennessee who are facing unexpected changes to their lives, such as the sudden loss of a job or overwhelming debts,” said DarKenya W. Waller, executive director of Legal Aid Society.

Coronavirus.

Coronavirus.

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How to Protect Yourself in the Debt Collection Process

 

Legal Aid SocietyGallatin, TN – Unless you’ve received a phone call from a debt collector, you probably don’t know much about the debt collection process.
 
People get behind on payments and in debt for a variety of reasons, some unpreventable (a lost job or unexpected medical expenses) and some not (bad spending habits). No matter why you’re in debt, you should know what to do if a collector contacts you.

Zac Oswald

Zac Oswald

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Legal Aid Society to host Free Legal Help Clinic at Operation Stand Down in Clarksville

 

Legal Aid SocietyClarksville, TN – Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands will be offering a free legal help clinic from 2:00pm-3:15pm Tuesday, December 17th, 2019, at Operation Stand Down Tennessee’s Clarksville campus, located at 400 Madison Street, Clarksville, TN 37040.

The clinic is by appointment only; people who want to meet with a lawyer should call 931.896.2184 to make an appointment.

Free Legal Help Clinic to be held at the Legal Aid Society's office on Madison Street at Operation Stand Down in Clarksville.

Free Legal Help Clinic to be held at the Legal Aid Society’s office on Madison Street at Operation Stand Down in Clarksville.

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How Family and Medical Leave Act Improved Gender Equality in the Workplace

 

By Bill Bush

Legal Aid SocietyNashville, TN – It’s been 99 years since women in the U.S. first gained the right to vote — a milestone commemorated each year with Women’s Equality Day on August 26th.

Even today, the struggle for full gender equality continues — particularly in the workplace, where female employees are still paid lower salaries and receive fewer promotions than men.

Bill Bush

Bill Bush

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Austin Peay State University recognizes outstanding professors with 2019 Faculty Awards

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On August 14th, 2019, Austin Peay State University (APSU) President Alisa White honored several outstanding faculty members during an awards ceremony in the Mabry Concert Hall.

Austin Peay President Alisa White, Joe Shakeenab, Gilbert Pitts and Rex Gandy. (APSU)

Austin Peay President Alisa White, Joe Shakeenab, Gilbert Pitts and Rex Gandy. (APSU)

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APSU hosting 18th annual production of “The Vagina Monologues”

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU)

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Women’s and Gender Studies Program and the Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance will host the 18th annual production of Eve Ensler’s award-winning play, “The Vagina Monologues,” at 7:00pm on February 20th and 22nd in Clement Auditorium. 

18th annual production of "The Vagina Monologues" to be held at Austin Peay State University's Clement Auditorium February 20th and 22nd.

18th annual production of “The Vagina Monologues” to be held at Austin Peay State University’s Clement Auditorium February 20th and 22nd.

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Beverly Fisher’s “Grace Among The Leavings” makes it’s way to the Roxy Regional Theatre’s theotherspace, June 20th – 28th

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – The journey from the page to the stage does not always follow an established route: sometimes a new path must be forged.

Following months of adapting, rewriting and workshopping, Beverly Fisher’s Civil War novella “Grace Among The Leavings” completes its journey to the stage of the Roxy Regional Theatre’s theotherspace with four staged readings, June 20th – June 28th.

Originally adapted to the stage by Dennis Darling and Kari Catton and produced by Theatre in the Park in Lincoln’s New Salem State Historic Site in Illinois, “Grace Among The Leavings” underwent further adaptation this past year by Roxy Regional Theatre co-founder and artistic director John McDonald.

"Grace Among The Leavings" stars Ava DoVanne as Grace.

“Grace Among The Leavings” stars Ava DoVanne as Grace.

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