The leader of the Metro Human Relations Commission is stepping down after seven years in charge. Mel Fowler-Green led the small city agency as it worked on policies related to inclusion, equity, LGBTQ rights and immigrant access to government services.
Nashville is the only Tennessee city rated above the national average in the latest Municipal Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign. But it still has room for improvement — especially when it comes to providing resources to transgender residents.
Nashville is requesting public feedback on its new WalknBike plan, which prioritizes how sidewalks and bike lanes are built across the city.