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  • We believe that Tennesseans are hospitable and empathetic people, with a shared responsibility to treat all neighbors with respect and decency.
  • We believe that Tennesseans remember, honor, and value our immigrant roots, and embrace the immigrant values of family, faith, and hard work.
  • We are committed to raising the level of public discourse concerning immigrants and immigration, so that public policies are designed in an environment of mutual respect.
  • We are committed to better understanding the contributions that immigrants make to our state and the effects of immigration on our communities, and to challenging common myths and stereotypes