Cathy Jennings — Executive Director of The Contributor

Speaker Friday, March 24, 2023

The Contributor is an award-winning newspaper sold with dignity by our neighbors climbing out of homelessness. But how does it work? What does it accomplish?

Cathy Jennings is the Executive Director of The Contributor in Nashville TN, a street paper empowering our homeless neighbors to achieve income, dignity, housing, and community.   She currently serves as the chair of the Nashville Continuum of Care Shelter Committee and is on the North American Board of the International Network of Street Papers.  She has a BS in Finance and an MS in English. Previously, she was an English professor at Belmont University and Tennessee State University and has been a private business owner.

 Our Current Speaker Schedule

11/10/23Virginia Ballard — Exec Dir, Project C.U.R.E.
11/17/23Julia Tanner and Beth Easter — Cello and Story: An Autumn/Thanksgiving Surprise
11/24/23No Meeting — Have a Thanksgiving filled with grattitude
12/1/23Leslie Ann Browning — Vanderbilt Children’s Surgery Programs
12/8/23Dr. Alex Langerman, Surgeon — Value of Recording and Data Science in Surgery
12/15/23Daryl Curry — Education in Metro Nashville
12/22/23Enjoy the Holiday Season–no meeting
12/29/23Enjoy the Holiday Season–no meeting
1/5/24Jim Shulman — “A New Year for Me As Professor”

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