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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:


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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NCLEJ and Partners Launch Driven by Justice Coalition to End Discriminatory Suspensions of Driver’s Licenses in New York

Today, NCLEJ, The Bronx Defenders, and the Fines & Fees Justice Center announced the launch of the Driven by Justice Coalition — a partnership of grassroots, economic justice and civil rights organizations, public defenders, and directly impacted people…

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