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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:


Transgender Day of Remembrance

On this Transgender Day of Remembrance, NCLEJ honors the lives of trans and gender diverse people lost to systemic oppression and both interpersonal and state violence. In 2020 alone, 350 trans and gender diverse people across the globe…

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Meet NCLEJ’s newest experts!

We are excited to introduce you to our newest fellows Jordan Berger and Jarron McAllister and Staff Attorney Linda Morris who each joined NCLEJ this Fall. We’re proud to have their expertise and know how fueling our fight…

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The Election of Our Next President

The Election of our 46th President, Joseph Biden  Today, the National Center for Law and Economic Justice celebrates the democratic process that has resulted in voters selecting Joseph R. Biden to be America’s 46th President. By thoughtfully and carefully ensuring the full participation…

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