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Joining with Low-Income People to Fight for Fairness

NCLEJ works with low-income families, individuals, communities, and a wide range of organizations to advance the cause of economic justice through ground-breaking, successful litigation, policy work, and support of grassroots organizing around the country. We have provided legal representation, support, and advice to people living in poverty and their advocates since 1965.

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In our efforts to make economic justice a reality, NCLEJ focuses on a number of issues critical to the fight for fairness:


NCLEJ and Colleagues File Lawsuit Claiming Georgia Medicaid and SNAP Programs Discriminate Against People with Disabilities

On April 24, 2017, NCLEJ, along with the Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Georgia Legal Services, and Alston & Bird, filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of three low-income Georgia residents with disabilities alleging that the Georgia SNAP (food…

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April 2017 E-Newsletter.

Check out NCLEJ’s April 2017 E-Newsletter. 

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Workers’ Compensation Board Fails Workers with Limited English Proficiency

The New York State Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) fails to adequately protect the rights of injured or ill workers to understand and participate in hearings to determine their benefits, finds a new report released today by NCLEJ and the Worker…

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