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Lillie Greiman

Lillie Greiman

Lillie Greiman has worked for Research and Training Center on Disability in Rural Communities since 2012 as a Research Associate focusing on housing, health promotion, community participation and spatial and demographic analysis. She’s originally from Helena, MT but has lived in Missoula for ten years where she attended the university and earned her MA in geography. She was a Fulbright student researcher in Fez, Morocco where she studied Moroccan women’s relationships to food and the spaces of food production.

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How Trump’s proposed benefits changes will create hardship for rural people with disabilities

By: and - February 13, 2020

Changes to the Social Security Disability Insurance program proposed in January by the Trump administration could make it harder for over 8 million Americans with disabilities to maintain federal benefits. That’s particularly true for those in rural communities, where we have worked and studied for the past 35 years. Changes to disability benefits Currently, nearly […]