North Carolina Justice Center (NCJC)

Progressive research and advocacy organization that is leading voice in NC for economic, social and political justice.
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Primary geographic focus: North Carolina
Organization type(s): Provider, Research/Policy/Organizing
Acronym or short name: NCJC
Tags: Poverty

As a leading progressive research and advocacy organization, our mission is to eliminate poverty in North Carolina by ensuring that every household in the state has access to the resources, services and fair treatment it needs to achieve economic security.


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Asheville ACA advocates stress ‘coverage matters’

Julie Ball
Asheville Citizen-Times (NC)
January 17, 2017
Advocates and those who have benefited from the Affordable Care Act took part in a news conference Tuesday to urge members of Congress not to repeal the health care law.

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1.2M NC Drivers Lost Their License For Failure To Show Up To Court Or Pay Fees

Rebecca Martinez
WUNC (Chapel Hill)
September 28, 2017
The report found that linking driving privileges with court debts keeps people in poverty, according to North Carolina Justice Center Attorney Daniel Bowes, who contributed to the report.

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Forgiving vs. Forgetting

Eli Hager
Marshall Project
March 17, 2015
Eli Hager details civil legal aid's involvement in overcoming barriers for people with a criminal record.

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