Posts Tagged ‘Northeast’

TN-Knox: Learning the Facts about Healthcare in TN

Pamela Coffin of Knoxville writes: Volunteer Lydia and Mack opened their home to OFA for a Stand With Women House Party. Our focus was on Medicaid Expansion.  Lydia stated, “as of today over 8 million Americans have affordable health insurance now because of the ACA.”  James pointed out how sensible it is to make health…

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TN-Knox: Foe of ACA admits it is doing “good”

Do the real stories of people benefiting from the Affordable Care Act make a difference.? Greg Johnson’s reaction to hearing the real impact of the ACA on people’s lives indicates that they do. Keep telling the truth about what the new healthcare law means to people. http://www.knoxnews.com/news/2014/mar/26/greg-johnson-a-rethink-on-the-affordable-care/

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Expanding Medicaid by Lydia of Knoxville

I live in the Knoxville area I am well covered by healthcare, but I frequently speak with Knoxville people who are not covered, usually because of very low income. Two people I know of right now are sick with life -threatening diseases yet have no coverage. Medicaid expansion would be a Godsend. Without Medicaid care,…

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TN-Knoxville: OFA Organizing Academy

Pamela Coffin of Knoxville writes: Today was a very informative day as our Spring Fellows and Spring Trainer led  the action at the  Organizing Academy in Northeast TN, Knoxville.  After registration and welcoming two new fellows to the training;  OFA Organizing Fellows, Alejandro and Pam led the training on the skills they have been learning…

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TN-Knoxville: Standing with Women Event

Pamela Coffin of Knoxville writes: Today was a great day, volunteer Mali hosted a Stand With Women  House Party to highlight and meet some of the women in leadership roles who are making a difference in the future of our lives. We are excited about supporting the issues that matter to us and making commitments…

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TN-Knoxville: #CostOfInaction Comprehensive Immigration Reform Phone Bank

Alejandro Guizar of Knoxville writes: Volunteers in Knoxville hit the phones and made more than calls to reach their goal on Thursday March 20th, as some US Reps. still think they can ignore comprehensive immigration reform. Volunteers called people in Texas and gave the phone numbers for the office of their US Rep. urging Texans…

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Northeast: Expanding Medicaid by Tunisia of Knoxville

The fight for Medicaid expansion is to important for anyone to stand on the sidelines. Medicaid expansion could help more than 330,000 uninsured Tennesseans have access to affordable health care. The expansion of Medicaid it the most cost effective, smart way to keep people healthy and working—get them preventive care, teach them to care for…

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