Thanks to current YLC Class 73 participant Meredith Taylor for sharing this inspirational volunteer event with YLC. Join cityCURRENT’s Samaritan’s Feet shoe distribution in partnership with Nashville Inner City Ministry on Friday, November 8, to bring a message of hope, love and compassion along with a new pair of shoes and socks to hundreds of children who are in need. cityCURRENT is looking for volunteers for event prep, registration, greeting, foot washing, event logistics, handing out snacks, playing games with kids and more. Register for any window of time between 8:00-11:30 AM. Some activities are available for volunteers under 18 so bring your family and friends to make a difference in the lives of a child and give back to your community.
YLC is partnering with Conexion Next to celebrate the kick-off of the two YLC Fall classes and Hispanic Heritage Month at Casa Azafrán, 2195 Nolensville Pike, this Tuesday, September 24 from 6pm-8pm. This event is 21+. Free admission includes two drink tickets and appetizers. Limited spots available and pre-registration is required. Conexion Next is Nashville’s newest emerging leader network that dedicates its work to promote the vision and mission of Conexion Americas, a non-profit that is building a welcoming community and creating opportunities where Latino families can belong, contribute and succeed. Thanks to JC Torres, a current YLC Class 73 participant, for organizing this great event to celebrate what makes the Nashville area so special–dedicated young leaders and the cultural diversity that makes our lives richer!
Thanks to Chris Weinman (Class 69), Matthew Drewes (Class 61) and Elam Freeman (Class 70) on the Walk Bike Nashville board for their efforts in promoting protected bike lanes to ensure that all riders, no matter the mode of transit they choose, are safer on city streets. See the pop-up bike lane on Commerce Street from 3rd Ave. to 5th Ave. as part of the annual PARK(ing) Day celebration this Friday, 9am-3pm with a guided tour at 12pm. Come learn about the plan for these bike (and scooter) lanes and see for yourself how Commerce St. could be safer for everyone.