Friday, August 21, 2009


Thanks to Jim Maynard for the heads up

Presented by Rep. G.A. Hardaway, Members of the Shelby County Legislative Delegation, Arc of the Mid-South, 100 Black Men of Memphis, Memphis Center for Independent Living, NAMI Memphis, National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Rainbow PUSH Coalition, Tennessee Health Equity Commission, UT Health Science Center

Date: Saturday, August 22, 2009

Time: 9 a.m. to 12 Noon

Location: UT Health Science Center
Student Alumni Center, 800 Madison (38103)

What’s in and what’s not in the federal HEALTHCARE REFORM bill?

How will HEALTHCARE REFORM impact TennCare and other state-run health programs?
The MED? Memphis and Shelby County Health Department?

Join us for this discussion with representatives of Federal, State and Local Government and HEALTHCARE professionals on Saturday at 9 a.m. in the auditorium at 800 Madison (parking available on Manassas). THE PUBLIC IS INVITED.

· RANDY ALEXANDER, Community Organizer, Memphis Center for Independent Living
· CALVIN ANDERSON, Vice-President, Federal and Community Relations, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
· JOE ARMSTRONG, State Representative (D-Knoxville); Chairman of House Health and Human Services Committee
· MERI ARMOUR, President and CEO, LeBonheur Children’s Medical Center
· JAY BAILEY, ESQ, Civil Rights Attorney
· TODD BROOKS, M.D., Medical Director, District 92
· JOE BROWN, Member, Memphis City Council
· KAREN CAMPER, State Representative, District 87
· MICHAEL R. CAUDLE, M.D., Vice Chancellor, Health Affairs and Government Relations, UT Health Science Center
· SIDNEY CHISM, Member, Shelby County Commission
· BRAD COBB, Executive Director, NAMI Memphis
· HAROLD COLLINS, Chairman, Memphis City Council
· JAMES COWAN, M.D., Kids Care Medical Center
· LOIS DEBERRY, Speaker Pro Tempore, Tennessee House of Representatives
· LATONYA ELLIS, Director, Tennessee Health Equity Commission
· GEORGE FLINN, M.D., Member, Shelby County Commission
· EMILY FULMER, Lead & West TN Organizer, Tennessee Healthcare Campaign
· TOMEKA HART, Executive Director, Memphis Urban League
· JIM KYLE, State Senator (District 28); Chairman, Shelby County Legislative Delegation
· JOSEPH KYLES, Vice-President, Rainbow PUSH Coalition
· DEIDRE MALONE, Member, Shelby County Commission
· YVONNE OSBORNE, Ph.D., Clinical and Forensic Psychologist
· JEANNE RICHARDSON, State Representative, District 89
· MARY VINES, Chair of Nursing Department, Southwest Tennessee Community College
· RANDY WADE, District Director, Congressman Steve Cohen, Memphis Office
· JEFF WARREN, M.D., Member, Memphis City Schools Board of Commissioners
· A C WHARTON, Mayor, Shelby County Government
· JERI WHEELER, Field Representative, Sen. Bob Corker, Memphis Office
· Memphis and Shelby County Health Department
· Tennessee Department of Health
· Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities


Emily Fulmer
West TN Regional Coordinator and Lead Organizer
Tennessee Health Care Campaign
Ph: 901-590-4873
Cell: 901-517-3204
Toll Free: 877-431-7083