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Just Economics works to educate, advocate, and organize for a just and sustainable local economy that works for all in Western North Carolina. We welcome participation in our work from all members of our community.

Just Economics 3 Areas of Work

Living Wage Certification

Policy Advocacy

Grassroots Leadership Development


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To ensure accuracy of the living wage rate, Just Economics will be postponing its announcement of the 2020 living wage rate for Buncombe County until a current review of the HUD FMR data is complete. For a complete press statement click here.  

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