ACTION CENTER

The people of Tennessee share the belief that all humans have dignity, and we believe that our laws and public policy should reflect this shared value. TJC staff, volunteers, partners and community members work together to make things better in our state. This work takes all of us —  all of our care and work and love.  Sign up to hear more, volunteer, and be a part of this work.

HEALTHCARE

EXPANSION JUST GOT BETTER

The TN legislature should take the nudge from the American Rescue Plan, and expand Medicaid. The deal just got even sweeter for states!
REACH OUT TO TN STATE SENATORS AND GOV. LEE

SPEAK UP FOR MEDICAID IN TN

Tell our state leaders they can't abuse the flexibilities of the new Medicaid block grant--not on our watch!
EMAIL TN LEGISLATORS

PROTECT THE ACA

We need TN to pull out of lawsuit to repeal the ACA!
CONTACT GOV. LEE

EXPAND MEDICAID

Tell legislators we need real solutions to our urgent healthcare needs.
SIGN THE PETITION

HUNGER

END P-EBT DELAYS

Families have been waiting since October 2020 for round 3 of P-EBT. Tell state officials why P-EBT benefits can't wait any longer!
SHARE YOUR STORY

INDEPENDENCE

CHANGES ARE COMING TO DIDD

These problematic changes alter the programs and health insurance plans that support vulnerable Tennesseans, including those on the DIDD waiver programs. Comment before May 15!
SUBMIT A COMMENT

SUPPORT CAREGIVERS DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Take action and support caregivers by modifying the HCBS TennCare programs. Caregivers of vulnerable populations deserve our support as they continue their vital work.
EMAIL STATE LEADERS

FEATURED CAMPAIGNS

Expanding Medicaid

Fighting for the uninsured. Advocating for accessible health care.

Here are the Basics

Learn more about the fight for expansion in our state and why it is critical that our state takes action to support the uninsured now. Click here! Want to learn how to get your friends involved? Click here for talking points and social media graphics!

Save the ACA

The Supreme Court will hear the Texas v Azar case in November, lying the future of the ACA on the line.

Learn What's At Stake

20 million Americans received coverage when the ACA was implemented, and it contains many popular provisions like Medicaid expansion, protections for those with pre-existing conditions, and allowing young adults to stay on their parent’s insurance until age 26. Learn more.

Making the Court More Accessible

Going to court without a lawyer is never easy. But TJC believes that the General Sessions court can be improved so that people who are sued or evicted and do not have a lawyer can still get a fair hearing.

Share Your Story!

If you have had to defend yourself in General Sessions court against a lawsuit or eviction, we want to hear from you about your experience. Learn more about this project, and share your story with us here.

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