Building a better economic community together.

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.

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Voices for Economic Justice--Registration is OPEN for this FREE community organizing training!

Voices for Economic Justice is a FREE, 8 week leadership and community organizing training for people who have experienced working for a low wage or living on a low income. The training begins September 14th–food and childcare provided for the training, transportation available.  For more information or to sign up contact Carmen at 828-505-7466 or

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Living Wage Certification

Just Economics is home to the largest voluntary Living Wage Certification in the nation! Certified employers have met the living wage rate and other criteria, and are listed in our Employer Directory. We certify employers all across Western North Carolina.

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