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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:


Civil Rights Advocates Sue to End Unlawful Driver’s License Suspensions in Tennessee

Last week, attorneys from the National Center for Law and Economic Justice (NCLEJ), Civil Rights Corps, Just City, and the law firm Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz, filed a federal class action lawsuit, Robinson, et al. v….

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NCLEJ Board Chair Jennifer Selendy Funds $200,000 Challenge Grant

We are delighted to announce the NCLEJ Board Chair Jennifer Selendy and Philippe Selendy $200,000 challenge grant to NCLEJ. This extraordinarily generous and timely grant will match dollar-for-dollar – up to $200,000 – your gifts to the Center….

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NCLEJ Joins Amicus Brief Supporting Equal Pay

NCLEJ joined 27 other organizations on an amicus brief supporting Philadelphia’s prior wage legislation. The ordinance, which prohibits reliance on and inquiry about a job candidate’s prior wage to determine his or her salary, is an important step…

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