TJC offers trainings and CLEs (Continuing Legal Education) throughout the year on TennCare and the Affordable Care Act. Our trainings range from 1 hour to 2 days, and can cover TennCare rules, how the Affordable Care Act has affected Tennessee, and how lawyers can take pro bono cases. Our trainings are free for participants, and we encourage hospital workers, certified application counselors, navigators, social workers, lawyers, and anyone who works with folks on TennCare to attend. To request a training in your area, email Keila at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The National Conversation on Hunger and SNAP: What you Should Know
This webinar will inform attorneys of how SNAP is currently funded and administered in Tennessee, and how this system will change if Congress and the White House approve current proposals to cut funding and alter the structure of the program. This webinar will be held on June 22nd from 11:00-12:00 Central Time and will be provided free of charge to participants.
(1) Ana Hicks:
Ana Hicks is a State Strategies Manager in the Food Assistance Division at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. She supports state non-profit organizations in their efforts to strengthen and improve the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). She has extensive experience in state-level policy work in both non-profit and legislative roles.
(2) Keith Barnes:
Keith Barnes is the Nutrition Advocate at the Tennessee Justice Center. He works to support efforts to protect and improve hunger nutrition net programs in Tennessee. He has seven years of experience in nutrition advocacy and policy.