What We Do

Government Accountability

Increasing transparency by monitoring Metro Boards, Commissions and Authorities

Community Benefits

Crafting agreements that allow development to create economic opportunities and housing for all communities

Citizen Journalism

Reporting on the real life impact of development in all of Davidson County


Equipping citizens with the resources to be advocates for their communities

Smart Policy

Working with the Mayor and Metro Council to create policies that drive "Equitable Development"


Expanding on the good work of our founding and endorsing organizations through one strategic vision

Are You Ready To STAND UP?


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Keep up with the work of STAND UP Nashville

Byjfreeman Feb 20, 2017

Part Time Position

Part Time Staff Person Description and Details Stand Up Nashville is a coalition of eight local non-profit advocacy organizations focused o

Byjfreeman Feb 6, 2017

Residents Excited about Community Benefits Agreements

Over 120 excited Nashville residents from all over the city showed up to learn about Community Benefits Agreements. Experts from the Partnership

Byjfreeman Jan 18, 2017

EVENT: What is a Community Benefits Agreement?

Do you feel like you have no control over development in your community? On Thursday, February 2 (6:30pm), STAND UP Nashville will hold a comm

Byjfreeman Oct 28, 2016

ICYMI: The Tennessean coverage of the STAND UP Nashville Launch

Unions, others call for equity from Nashville’s boom Joey Garrison , jgarrison@tennessean.com10:02 p.m. CDT October 25, 2016 Buy