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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 ACLU of Rhode Island Achieve Settlement in Challenge to Unlawful Delays of SNAP Benefits

NCLEJ and the American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island have reached a settlement with the Rhode Island Department of Human Services in a federal court lawsuit, filed in December 2016, challenging the Rhode Island agency’s widespread failure…

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Help Us Fight for Immigrants

Please see below the email we sent on February 21, 2017 on this important issue.  

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NCLEJ Urges a Rigorous Confirmation Hearing for Secretary of Labor

See below the text of a letter co-signed by NCLEJ. Chairman Lamar Alexander Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions United States Senate Ranking Member Patty Murray Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions United States Senate January…

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