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?


Latest news

Keep up with the work of STAND UP Nashville

BySUN Team Sep 14, 2017

Stand Up Nashville calls on Airport Authority to include community benefits in expansion

On September 13, in front of a packed boardroom, Jackie Sims and Anne Barnett presented Stand Up Nashville’s vision for how the airport expansi

BySUN Team Sep 7, 2017

Report back from Mt. Zion meeting on creating good jobs at airport

Last Thursday, August 31, sixty intrepid souls braved torrential rains and tornado warnings to discuss how the $1.2 billion airport expansion cou

BySUN Team Aug 31, 2017

Event: Business as usual just won’t fly anymore!

Nashville’s airport, BNA, is the fastest growing airport in the country. It’s getting a $1.2 billion dollar investment to expand, which will

BySUN Team Aug 16, 2017

Vigil for Nashville construction workers killed on the job

Sergio Gutierrez, 30 years old, died in May. He was electrocuted while working in a downtown project. Alfonso Dominguez, 61 years old, died i