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ANNOUNCING Just Brew It 2014

justbrewit_logo colorMay 24th 2-5pm at the Wedge in the River Arts District

Join Just Economics today to attend Just Brew It–Western North Carolina’s homebrew competition and tasting festival with 50 homebrewers and 200+ amazing homebrews.  This is a member only event…so you must become a Just Economics member in 2014 to attend.  Membership starts at $20…(that means for $20 you have almost unlimited sampling of delicious homebrew!) All membership contributions go to support the work of building a more just and sustainable local economy.   Find out more about Just Brew It here

Just Economics in the News

Chalk Fest 2009

Check out the latest article about Living Wages and Just Economics in the Asheville Citizen Times here

Thanks Mark Hebbard, John Boyle and Living Wage Certified employers and employees for keeping living wages in the news.  Let’s work together to build a more just and sustainable local economy!

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bus pictureJust Economics’ Voices for Economic Justice Leaders launched the People’s Voice on Transportation Equality!

This is a campaign designed by people who ride the bus out of necessity to advocate for the voice of regular bus riders in transportation reform in Asheville.  This group has been meeting and working together for over a year to develop the People’s 19 Point Agenda on Transportation Reform.  We publicly launched the campaign this January in an effort to encourage more community engagement

Check out the latest article in the Asheville Citizen Times regarding transit here

Check  an op-ed by one of our campaign contributors and member of our partner, Youth Empowered Solutions, here

To join our campaign or for questions about our campaign, contact Amy Cantrell at the JE office 828-505-7466 or amy@justeconomicswnc.org.  Our next Transportation Campaign Group meeting on April 9th at 4pm in the United Way.

 

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Take a look at the following video about wealth inequality:

Wealth Inequality in America

 

Want to learn more about Just Economics, check out this 6 minute video about what we do:

Just Economics Video 2012

 

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