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Pandemics, Prisons, and Policy: An Overview of Criminal Justice and Public Health in Tennessee

Pandemics, Prisons, and Policy: An Overview of Criminal Justice and Public Health in Tennessee Hadassah Betapudi and Anna Walton February 24, 2021 Executive Summary The COVID-19 pandemic and its disproportionate impact on Tennessee’s incarcerated population have exposed gaping deficiencies in access to healthcare within our state’s criminal justice system. Incarcerated individuals experience

Rooted in Racism Webinar

Rooted in Racism: An Analysis of Health Disparities in Tennessee TJC's Senior Health Policy Director, Kinika Young, was featured on the Tennessee Health Care Campaign webinar, "Rooted in Racism." RESOURCES We are proud to be part of a community of leaders, movers and shakers who

Breaking the Cycle: How Tennessee’s Health Crises Relate to Adverse Childhood Experiences

Breaking the Cycle: How Tennessee's Health Crises Relate to Adverse Childhood Experiences By Rashmi Bharadwaj November 6, 2020 Executive Summary Tennessee has appeared in many health-related headlines, leading the country in opioid misuse and deaths, excess chronic disease burden, and loss of health coverage and access. In recent years, Tennessee’s poor health