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A Season of Celebration

A Season of Celebration

Just Economics has a lot to celebrate this year and we are looking forward to a couple of events and activities that will help us to do just that! In 2023 we worked to develop the Centralized Rental Application, our affiliate in Transylvania County successfully advocated for a paid parental…

The Centralized Rental Application Transforming the Rental Process

The Centralized Rental Application Transforming the Rental Process

Introducing the Centralized Rental Application (CRA) At Just Economics we are thrilled to introduce a groundbreaking innovation designed to revolutionize the rental application process making it easier for tenants and landlords.  Today, we are proud to announce that the Centralized Rental Application site is now live accepting landlords, and we…

Just Economics is Hiring a Housing and Wages Organizer

Just Economics is Hiring a Housing and Wages Organizer

Job Description: Full Time Housing and Wages Organizer–2023 Just Economics is seeking a full time Housing and Wages Organizer in Asheville, NC to support our work advocating for more affordable housing, better wages, and improved working conditions. Just Economics of Western North Carolina (JE) is a regional, membership organization based in…

Announcing the 2023 Living Wage Rate and Program Changes

Announcing the 2023 Living Wage Rate and Program Changes

Just Economics put the 2023 Living Wage Certification on hold for the first two months of the year as the organization planned for a few changes to the program. Today, March 1st, Just Economics is announcing the 2023 Buncombe County Living Wage Rate and the new addition to the living…

2022–A Year in Review

2022–A Year in Review

In 2022, Just Economics continued our fight for economic justice centering the voices of people most impacted. Among an on-going pandemic, high inflation, and the economic impacts of Covid 19, we worked together with low-wage workers, bus riders and drivers, tenants, partners, and allies to continue to have an impact…

Just Economics’ Annual Celebration–Thursday, December 1st

Just Economics’ Annual Celebration–Thursday, December 1st

Join us for Just Economics’ Annual Celebration December 1st, 6-9pm at Jubilee! (46 Wall Street).  This event is free and open to the public.  We will have food, drinks, music, celebration and a raffle. We’ll be honoring pandemic heroes and the people who helped advance our work this year.   Big…

Labor Day Reflections: The Good, The Bad and The Path Forward

Labor Day Reflections: The Good, The Bad and The Path Forward

By Vicki Meath, Executive Director of Just Economics Labor Day is a natural time to reflect on the state of workers in our community and our world. Today I reflect on the good that is happening surrounding worker organizing, the bad news that still exists for too many workers, and…

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