Harvesting Hope

Harvesting Hope

By Ben McClintock, OTN Intern On October 17th, less than a month away,  Open Table Nashville invites all of our friends to come out to our annual event– Harvesting Hope! The name “Open Table” says a lot about who we…

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Onion Rings And Drive-By Shootings

Onion Rings and Drive-By Shootings

By Elizabeth Langgle-Martin, Outreach Worker and Resource Navigator This week, I took my close friend to Sonic to celebrate his 48th birthday. He requested onion rings and wanted to try their new BBQ bacon burger. We took pictures and I…

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DIY Summer Care Car Kits

DIY Summer Care Car Kits

By Elizabeth Langgle-Martin, Street Outreach and Resource Coordinator DIY Summer Care Car Kits: Often we see folks out in the summer heat, but what can you offer during a quick interaction at a traffic light or outside the library? Here…

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Behind The Scenes With AmeriCorps VISTA

Behind the Scenes with AmeriCorps VISTA

By Sarah Partee, AmeriCorps VISTA service member Recently I’ve had a role shift at Open Table Nashville. After one full year of being an intern with OTN, I am now in the position of AmeriCorps VISTA with OTN. "VISTA" stands…

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“Where Are We Supposed To Go?”

“Where Are We Supposed to Go?”

By Justin Barringer, OTN Intern, Cary M. Maguire Fellow It was thirteen years ago when I first started wandering around in the woods, beside railroad tracks, and under bridges looking for homeless camps in Nashville. Last month, during my first official day…

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Daily Action 6.29.17

Daily Action 6.29.17

ACTION ALERT! Tonight, come to the town hall on the Community Oversight Board (also called a civilian review board) at Gordon Memorial United Methodist Church. The town hall starts at 6:00 PM, but we have two workshops on expungements and…

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