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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 Joins Michigan Medicaid Lawsuit on Behalf of Adults with Developmental Disabilities

The National Center for Law and Economic Justice announced today that it had joined with Legal Services of South Central Michigan, The Michigan Poverty Law Program, and Michigan Protection and Advocacy Service, Inc. in filing a lawsuit in…

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Henry Freedman Elected to NCLEJ’s Board of Directors

Congratulations to former NCLEJ Executive Director Henry A. Freedman who was elected to the organization’s Board of Directors on June 8th. Henry retired in 2014 after leading NCLEJ for 43 years. Since then, he’s stayed involved with NCLEJ,…

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NCLEJ’s 2017 Benefit Awards Dinner is a Night of Inspiration

Thank you to all of our generous supporters and to everyone who attended our 2017 Benefit Awards Dinner on June 7th at Chelsea Piers. The night was a moving one with our remarkable honorees sharing inspiring stories of…

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