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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:


Trump’s Budget: Savage Attack on Ordinary Folks in Favor of Tax Breaks for the Rich

The President’s just released budget proposes cruel cuts to all basic safety net programs that help struggling families and individuals. This budget – with more details than the “skinny budget” released two months ago – is an outrageous…

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May 2017 E-Newsletter

Check out NCLEJ’s May 2017 E-Newsletter

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NCLEJ Honored by NYCOSH at Its Annual Awards Gala

NCLEJ, represented by Staff Attorneys Katie Deabler and Leah Lotto, was honored by the New York Committee for Occupational Safety & Health (NYCOSH) at its annual awards gala on May 4, 2017. NCLEJ was honored for the great…

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