Access to Justice Commission Annual Report Shows Huge Collaborative Effort to Bring Legal Services to Tennesseans in Need

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Access to Justice Commission Annual Report Shows Huge Collaborative Effort to Bring Legal Services to Tennesseans in Need

May 16, 2018 | WGNS (Murfreesboro, Tennessee)
Over 1 million Tennesseans, or 1 in 6 people, live below the federal poverty level. Approximately 60 percent of low-income households experienced a civil legal problem in a given year.
Tags: Access to Justice | Access to Justice Commissions

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Congress should continue loan forgiveness for public-service employees

Op-Ed (Tennessee)

Congress should continue loan forgiveness for public-service employees

April 19, 2018 | Kirsten Jacobson | Tennessean, The
As someone who has experienced the opportunity and positive impact the PSLF program creates first-hand, I can tell you eliminating the program would hurt the most vulnerable Tennesseans. We should work to expand access to public service professions, not restrict it.
Tags: Public Service Loan Forgiveness