Embracing Creativity and Community at Just Brew It 2024

Embracing Creativity and Community at Just Brew It 2024

Asheville, NC, is renowned for its vibrant brewery scene, earning it the title of “beer city” among enthusiasts. Yet, amidst the hops and malts, a deeper story unfolds at Just Brew It, an annual home brewers competition and fundraiser event hosted by Just Economics, a nonprofit dedicated to social and…

Hospitality Worker Survey

Hospitality Worker Survey

Just Economics and Asheville Food and Beverage United teamed up to work with researchers with the UNC Asheville – UNC Gillings Master of Public Health program to conduct a study focused on the impacts of employment practices and policy on hospitality industry worker health and well-being.  The study utilized community…

***ACTION ALERT***

***ACTION ALERT***

Take Action to Support Living Wages, Affordable Housing, and Better Transit in Asheville and Buncombe County! It’s budget season for cities and counties across the state of North Carolina, which means our elected leaders are discussing how our tax dollars are being spent. You can work with us to advance…

Announcing the 2024 Living Wage Rate and Program Details

Announcing the 2024 Living Wage Rate and Program Details

Just Economics of WNC is announcing the 2024 Living Wage Rate for Buncombe County as well as the new starting rate for those certifying as Pledged Living Wage employers this year. The 2024 Living Wage Rate is $22.10/hr, though employers previously certified have time to adjust to this rate and…

Celebrate International Living Wage Week 2023

Celebrate International Living Wage Week 2023

Just Economics invites all our local community members to join us in the recognition of International Living Wage Week from Monday November 6th – Friday November 10th!  Living Wage Week is a celebration that spotlights our Living Wage Certified Employers and elevates the discussion about living wages on the local,…

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…

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