Chattanooga, TN

HOA! Chattanooga is a strategic partnership between racial, economic, labor and environmental justice workers in the city.

Occupy Chattanooga, began doing work against UBS’ funding of mountaintop removal with a

“Small Act of Civil Disobedience”

On May 1st Occupy Chattanooga and Chattanooga Organized for Action participated in the regional Hands Off Appalachia! day of action in conjunction with other actions in the region.

Chattanooga Times Free Press: Mountaintop Removal Opponents Target UBS

While Hands Off Appalachia! is working to stop UBS’ funding mountaintop removal coal mining [MTR], we understand, particularly in the case of Chattanooga, Tennessee, that our Allies in community are being affected in similar ways.  The same white supremacist, capitalistic exploitation and de-humanization of populations in the coal fields is occurring in the cities of Southern Appalachia. HOA!’s urban Allies are actively addressing these issues on-the-ground.

HOA! stands with Concerned Citizens for Justice in their work to defend and secure Black Appalachian communities against police brutality and oppression, just as CCJ stands with HOA! to protect the people of rural Appalachia from pollution, cancer and displacement. Check out CCJ’s Chattanooga Cop Watch program.

Contact: ccjstreetteamchattanooga[at]

UBS Chattanooga March

Chattanooga against UBS 5 Bankerman in Chattanooga

HOA! also stands in support of these organizations

United Campus Workers

Stop Fracking Around ChattanoogaChattanooga against UBS 6

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