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INTERVIEW “COLUMBIA, MAURY COUNTY: A LOOK AT HOW REDISTRICTING CAN SPLIT A CITY” (WPLN)

Shanna Singh Hughey speaks to WPLN about how gerrymandering can be used to dilute votes from communities of color. Listen to the interview here.

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THINKTENNESSEE FOUNDER & PRESIDENT SHANNA SINGH HUGHEY STEPPING DOWN NEXT YEAR

THINKTENNESSEE FOUNDER & PRESIDENT SHANNA SINGH HUGHEY STEPPING DOWN NEXT YEAR   NASHVILLE, TN – ThinkTennessee founder and president Shanna Singh Hughey announced today that she plans to step down in February 2022 after six years of running the organization. Under her management, ThinkTennessee has grown from a startup with a single employee to one […]

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2021-2022 Redistricting Update

Tennessee’s redistricting process officially kicked off this fall. Both the House and the Senate formed redistricting committees, and each has now held its first meeting. This summer, ThinkTennessee published a primer that outlined the redistricting process, from its legal requirements to suggested opportunities to increase community engagement. Earlier this month, we released an overview of […]

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