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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:


NYC Bar Awards

On Wednesday June 13, 2018, Senior Attorney Claudia Wilner was honored at the New York City Bar’s annual Legal Services Awards. The Legal Services Awards recognize the efforts of lawyers and non-lawyers who have directly provided free legal…

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NCLEJ welcomes our two-week NYLPI visiting Summer Associate, Kyla Taylor!

Kyla is a 3L at Northwestern University Law School and a summer clerk at White & Case.

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NCLEJ Debuts New Video at Annual Awards Dinner

At our 2018 Awards Dinner on June 6, NCLEJ debuted a new video profiling our work and the communities with whom we work.

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