Welcoming new staff members: Matt Griffin and André Canty!

Highlander is excited to welcome André Canty to the Development and Communication Team and Matt Griffin in the newly established position of Special Assistant to the Director. André is a native of Knoxville and a graduate of South Doyle High School. He began his undergraduate work at Middle Tennessee State University and later transferred to […]

Meeting/Retreat Space Available

Highlander is currently taking reservations for 2013 for our Horton House and Workshop Center.  The Horton House sleeps up to eight, and the Workshop Center can accommodate 35 people.  So if you are planning a strategy meeting, retreat or just need somewhere peaceful with a beautiful view to write, rest or unwind, please call the […]

In Memoriam: Aimee Horton and Lawrence Guyot

Highlander mourns the loss of Aimee Isgrig Horton, who passed away at 12:35 on the afternoon of November 15. Born in 1922, Aimee, a native of Wisconsin, worked with World War II refugees and Illinois students fighting for Civil Rights, and she was the Executive Director of the Illinois Commission on Human Relations when she […]

Thanks to our energetic interns for 2012!

Each year, Highlander is graced with the presence of wonderful interns who come and share their skills and experiences while learning more about what it takes to make Highlander run.  Here is our team for 2012: Samantha Franks joined us after participating in our W7.3 wacky work week in 2011.  She has a fierce interest […]

$10,000 New Donor Match

$ 10,000 New Donor Match – Each One Reach One Highlander is pleased to announce a $10,000 New Donor Match. Three friends of Highlander have stretched beyond their normal giving and pooled their resources to establish a new donor match. Dollar for dollar, they will match every gift from a new donor between now and […]

Fundraising Benefit Honors Board Members

•  Two excellent reasons to show your love  • Please join the Highlander board and staff for a fundraising benefit to honor two leaders whose service to Highlander’s board was above and beyond, Doug Gamble & Neil McBride 6:00  – 8:00 pm Saturday, November 14 Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church 2931 Kingston Pike Knoxville, TN 37919 Hors d’oeuvres To […]

NASCO INSTITUTE 2009: In Our Back Yards

Defending the Environmental Commons, Ann Arbor November 6-8, 2009 Join the Highlander Center and the more than 400 co-op members, cooperative educators and representatives of democratic organizations from across the U.S. Canada, and beyond as we converge in Ann Arbor for NASCO’s (North American Students of Cooperation) Cooperative Education and Training Institute. Through workshops, discussions, […]