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United Ways of TN advocate for a better life for Tennesseans!
 

    

 

 


2013 PUBLIC POLICY AGENDA 

Education

Income

Health

State-Based Tier 1 (Action)

United Way 125th Anniversary Resolution

Pre-K

Family Resource Centers

Access to affordable, quality child care and after school programs

 

Health and social service infrastructure:  Medicaid expansion.

Coordinated school health

Home visitation

Other health social service infrastructure: Mental health. seniors/family services, intellectual disabilities, transportation for health and human services, and long-term care

State-Based Tier 2 (Building groundwork and potential action or sign-on)

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Mortgage foreclosure

Financial education

Nutrition and active lifestyles in schools, daycare, aftercare, and long-term care settings

 

FEDERAL

 

EITC/VITA sites

Families First (TANF) and food stamps

Health and social service infrastructure: social security, Homemakers Program (social services block grant), Meals on Wheels and Medicare

2-1-1, protections for charities and other items in United Way Worldwide’s public policy agenda, as requested/alerted.

 

For additional information, please contact Mary Graham, President, United Ways of Tennessee, at 615-791-1464 or mary.graham@uwtn.org.

 
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