(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) The Tom Steyer 2020 campaign opened its first Tennessee office in Nashville on Saturday. Over 100 Tennesseans were on hand to learn about the Steyer campaign and his plans as President of the United States. The Tennessee Primary is Tuesday, March 3.
The grand opening came after the Steyer campaign’s recent announcement of 5 new Tennessee endorsements: Rev. Howard Jones, Pastor and educator; Joshua Mundy, businessman; Harry Gilmore, former Nashville Metro Juvenile Detention Clerk, Sandra Upchurch, energy organizer at Southern Alliance for Clean Energy in Memphis, and the Honorable Demetrus Coonrod, Chattanooga councilwoman .
Entrepreneur and Nashville business leader Joshua Munday attended the opening to show his support for Tom, “As a businessman I have been drawn to Tom’s desire to use his success to make a difference in the lives of Americans.” Mundy continued, “Seeing the resources that a Steyer administration would bring to Tennessee was a big decision of mine to endorse him to my community.”
During the event Steyer’s staff discussed the need to eliminate the school to prison pipeline, policy solutions and highlighted Tom Steyer’s commitment to fixing the criminal justice system and bringing about immediate change to the injustice and racial disparity that plague the current legal system.