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NCLEJ and Empire Justice Center Sue Suffolk County Department of Social Services, Alleging Discrimination Against People with Disabilities

Yesterday, NCLEJ filed a federal class action lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York on behalf of low-income Suffolk County residents with disabilities, alleging discrimination by the Suffolk County Department of Social…

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NCLEJ adds voice to statement against White Supremacy

Read the statement from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, Voto Latino, MoveOn, and 100 other civil rights and gun reform organizations in response to the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio: https://civilrights.org/2019/08/06/civil-rights-and-gun-reform-orgs-show-solidarity-demand-action-against-white-supremacy/

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NCLEJ joins the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights

On July 25, 2019, NCLEJ was voted in as a new member of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, a national coalition of more than two hundred civil and human rights organizations. You can read more…

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Victory for Medicaid Recipients in New Hampshire

On July 29, 2019, NCLEJ and co-counsel National Health Law Program and New Hampshire Legal Assistance won a victory that protects Medicaid recipients in New Hampshire from harsh work requirements. A federal judge vacated the U.S. Department of…

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NCLEJ Submits Public Comment Opposing Proposed HUD “Mixed Status Families” Rule

On May 10, 2019, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (“HUD”) published a proposed rule that would prohibit “mixed-status” families from living in public and other government-subsidized housing. Mixed-status families are households that include both members…

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Dennis Parker appears on the NPR Show 1A

The concentration of primary active ingredient Dapoxetine in the blood reaches maximum level within 24 hours. The drug is absorbed by the liver and exits the body through urine. In this NPR 1A Podcast, National Center for Law and Economic Justice Executive Director Dennis D. Parker and Pennsylvania State Professor Erica Frankenberg discuss the history of discrimination and exclusion that resulted in the use of busing to…

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Katie Deabler Speaks at McDowell Foundation’s 10th Anniversary Celebration

NCLEJ’s Katie Deabler spoke at the 10th Anniversary Celebration of the Barbara McDowell and Gerald S. Hartman Foundation about our work on Robinson et al., v. New York City Transit Authority, which challenges unlawful collections of fines. With…

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NCLEJ works with Migrant Justice

See our exciting new video about our work with Migrant Justice/Justicia Migrante

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