Living Wage Coalition of Transylvania County
The Living Wage Coalition of Transylvania County is a coalition working as a part of Just Economics to promote living wages in Brevard and the surrounding areas.
The LWCTC meets the 1st Thursday of every month from 10am – Noon.
*These meetings are being held virtually for the foreseeable future.
Living Wage Certification in Transylvania County
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Living Wage Employers in Transylvania County
The LWCTC participates in the Living Wage Employer Certification Program. The Living Wage rate for Transylvania County in 2021 is $13.00/hour. For more information about determining the wage rate click here.
Community Education Work in Transylvania County
The Living Wage Coalition of Transylvania County is an affiliate group of Just Economics (JE). JE has a poverty simulation designed to help people understand the challenges of living on a low income in Transylvania County. It is a two hour experiential learning exercise for groups of 20-45 people. For more information or to schedule a poverty simulation for your group, contact Vicki Meath at 828-505-7466
The 2012 Voices for Economic Justice class created a film about living on a low-income in Brevard. The film is a powerful display of what it is like to live on a low-income. The film is available for viewing upon request. Watch the trailer below.