BLOG interviews The Beacon Center of Tennessee about helping people to pursue their own versions of the American Dream

May 24, 2021 9:30AM

Emil Ekvardt from interviewed The Beacon Center of Tennessee as part of their Talks With… podcast. This series is an antidote to negative news stories that aims to shed light on organizations and experts whose work is making a positive impact on the world.

Prioritizing Public Policy over Politics 

It often feels like our governments are involved in every part of our lives, and this can be incredibly stifling. Whether you are an entrepreneur, a small business owner, or a single parent – there are many barriers to overcome in order to pursue your own unique vision and purpose in life. Mark Cunningham, from The Beacon Center of Tennessee, describes their work to change lives through prioritizing public policy over politics. 

Striving to Make Tennessee the Freest State in the Country

By advocating for free markets, individual liberty and limited government, The Beacon Center of Tennessee encourages Tennesseans to gain more control over their life choices. Cunningham explains how they provide free of charge legal advice and representation in order to assist small businesses, being crushed by harsh regulations, to get off the ground. As well as empowering parents through school choices, advising on tax regulations, and advocating for healthcare freedom; supporting every single person’s dream so that it can be realized. 

Listen to the whole interview to find out how you can strive for liberty by overcoming barriers in your own life. You can also get involved and tell your story or explore The Beacon Center of Tennessee’s current research. We can follow each other’s positive examples and work together to create more freedom in our day-to-day lives. is an organization aimed at solving the world’s most dire problem — global climate change. Their mission is to take money from an otherwise harmful and greedy industry (online casinos) and move it towards a positive and good cause (solving the climate crisis). In addition to directly donating 100% of the revenue they earn in the casino industry, they also launch and manage fundraising campaigns to persuade casino entrepreneurs to donate. So far, they’ve generated over $2 million to climate research through their own donations and proceeds from their fundraising initiatives.

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