Friday, August 21, 2009

GA Hardaway presents a TOWN HALL ON HEALTHCARE REFORM

Thanks to Jim Maynard for the heads up

TOWN HALL ON HEALTHCARE REFORM
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.

SPEAKERS
· 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

MODERATOR: LEON GRAY

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
E-mail: esnyder@thcc2.org
Web: www.thcc2.org