COVID-19 Resources

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Just Economics is continuing to hold our meetings online. Stay tuned to email and social media for updates. Contact with any questions.

COVID-19 Resources:

For Businesses:

  • The Asheville Grown Business Alliance made a poster for the windows of businesses in the process of reopening. Click here to download and print.
  • Just Economics partnered with the Asheville Grown Business Alliance and other local groups on this list of resources for local businesses
  • Asheville Chamber of Commerce COVID-19 Survey 2: If you have a local business, please take the time to fill this out, these surveys inform all of us and help our community respond better to your needs
  • Asheville Independent Restaurants also released a helpful guide for employers.
  • American Sustainable Business Council webinar on small business survival during Coronavirus
  • Mountain BizWorks offers multiple rapid funding opportunities for small businesses seeking relief
  • A guide to the CARES act
  • ASAP Farmer Relief Fund
  • Mental health resources

For Workers:

Please consider filling out our Renters Survey: and Rate My Landlord Survey:

Grocery Workers, please consider filling out this brief anonymous survey to inform worker solidarity efforts:



  • Help advocate for Transit- During this hectic time, we are asking that the City of Asheville do the following: 1) Support Hazard Pay for bus drivers, 2) Address the harassment and harsh working environment within the ART system 3) hold the management company (RATPDEV) accountable and assess liquidated damages to do so, 4) Provide better communication and 5) Reinstate the Transit Committee.  For a more descriptive list of issues visit:
  • Support Asheville Firefighters fight for $15:  Hourly pay for Asheville Firefighters is currently too low and violating the City’s own Living Wage policy.  Because firefighters work long hour shifts, the City is working to set an annual salary wage floor instead of an hourly rate.  Please support the Asheville Firefighters in their fight for a $15/hr wage floor.  Email all of City Council here:  View more about firefighters here



Mutual Aid:


Know-your-rights factsheets from the Justice Center

Articles on worker organizing during the 1918 influenza epidemic:

To Help/Donate:

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