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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 Partners Sue Louisiana over Poor Mental Health Services for Children

Yesterday, NCLEJ filed a class action lawsuit in federal court on behalf of thousands of Medicaid eligible children in Louisiana who have been affectedby Louisiana’s failure to meet its obligation to provide mental health services to children receiving…

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Staff Attorney Britney Wilson Featured by ESPN’s The Undefeated

ESPN’s The Undefeated recently highlighted the work of NCLEJ Staff Attorney Britney Wilson as part of a tribute to legendary radio host and media personality, Tom Joyner. Britney was the first winner of the Tom Joyner Foundation Full…

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NCLEJ Applauds Nationwide Preliminary Injunction Granted to Block Public Charge Rule

Earlier today, a federal judge granted a nationwide preliminary injunction to block the racist and abusive “public charge” rule. The Department of Homeland Security finalized the rule in August, and was set to begin implementing the new changes…

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