Jerri Green

Jerri Green

Jerri Green, a former criminal defense attorney, is now Director of Community Engagement at the Community Legal Center. She is a wife and mother of three young children, and recently ran for a seat in the Tennessee House of Representatives.

Throughout the pandemic, families have turned to food banks for help. In this picture, food is distributed in North Nashville in fall 2020. (Photo by John Partipilo

Commentary: Hungry Tennesseans deserve to have burden eased

By: - December 4, 2020

I recently ran for office, because I was concerned about what I saw happening in my community. When I was campaigning, I posted a video on social media that I took on the way home one day showing a food line near my district. It stretched for blocks and blocks, hundreds of cars, full of […]