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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:


November E-Newsletter

Check out NCLEJ’s November E-Newsletter.

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NCLEJ Appeal Aims to Protect Social Security from Seizure by Debt Collectors

NCLEJ, along with co-counsel New Economy Project (NEP) and Ahmad Keshavarz, filed a brief in the Second Circuit Court of Appeals in a case of first impression that addresses the need to protect Social Security benefits from unlawful…

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NCLEJ Statement on 2016 Election

In April 1944 in New York City, while on shore leave from the Merchant Marines, Woody Guthrie recorded “This Land Is Your Land,” which many regard as an alternative National Anthem.  Guthrie’s timeless song, with its refrain of…

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