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MHRC In The News

2016

October

The MHRC's work is listed in this Tennessean op-ed by Councilmember Karen Johnson on diversity in Metro.

September

Nashville Scene writes about the Dirty Pages exhibit as part of MHRC sponsored Celebrate Nashville Week.

The Tennessean lists its top things to do with the Tour of Worship Places among them. This was part of the of the MHRC sponsored Celebrate Nashville Cultural Week.

Out and About talks about the World Music Night at the Ryman, which was part of the MHRC sponsored Celebrate Nashville Cultural Week.

July

The MHRC is mentioned in this Nashville Ledger article about Mayor Barry's first year in office.

The MHRC is mentioned in this Nashville Business Journal article regarding Mayor Barry's announcement of the racial justice dialogue events.

June

Channel 4 News did a segment on the 4th Annual Music City Iftar.

NPR covered the release of the self identification policy recommendation created by the MHRC in partnership with the Nashville LGBT Chamber of Commerce.

Out and About wrote about the self ID policy recommendation.

May

The following link to stories about Mayor Barry's appointment of Dr. Marisa Richmond to the MHRC's board:

This Tennessean story about Mayor Barry's appointments of women and minorities to Metro boards and commissions mentions the MHRC.

April

Tennessean article about Mayor Barry appointing a Chief Diversity Officer based on recommendations from the MHRC's original IncluCivics report.

The Nashville Scene writes about the appointment of the Chief Diversity Officer and the Diversity and Advisory Committee.

March

The MHRC's IncluCivics: MNPS report is written about in this Tennessean article.

News Channel 5 did a story on the IncluCivics: MNPS report.

February

MHRC's Director, Mel Fowler-Green wrote an op-ed regarding Flint, Michigan's water crisis and lessons Nashville can learn from it.

January

The MHRC's Statement of Solidarity is mentioned in this Tennessean story about the Mayor's first 100 days.

2015

December

MHRC Director, Mel Fowler-Green was quoted in this Tennessean story about a Syrian refugee family.

The Tennessean's story about the MHRC's Statement of Solidarity with Our Muslim Neighbors.

NPR covered the MHRC's Statement of Solidarity with Our Muslim Neighbors.

WSMV did a story about the MHRC's Statement of Solidarity with Our Muslim Neighbors.

November

The Tennessean published MHRC Director Mel Fowler-Green's op-ed about the need for a civil discussion regarding refugee resettlement.

October

Nashville Public Radio talks about the Sow Nashville initiative

The Tennessean's preview story of the Diversity Bus Tour

David Plazas' op-ed about the Diversity Bus Tour in the Tennessean

September

Nashville Public Radio's Story about the BabbLine Translation Platform

The MHRC Teams with Urban Green Lab on their mobile sustainability lab.

NPT's Religion and Ethics covers trip to Nashville by international journalist corps.

August

The MHRC asks mayoral candidates to consider cultural competence when hiring staff.

July

Smart Cities Council names Nashville 1 of 5 smart cities due to IncluCivics platform.

Government Technology writes about the IncluCivics platform.

June

Tennessean article about MHRC and FCC's 3rd Annual Community Iftar.

Tennessean article about events centered around Ramadan including the Community Iftar.

May

Tennessean article about the Hack for Change event the MHRC co-sponsored.

Tennessean article about the release of the IncluCivics platform and data update.

March

Tennessean article about the progress and 1 year anniversary of the ESL Map.

February

Melody Fowler-Green hired as Executive Director of the MHRC.

January

Tennessean article on the release of the original IncluCivics report.