NCEJN Blog

Here you can explore articles and stories that we are telling from the front-lines of climate change.

Organizational Rebirth & Position Announcements

WHO WE ARE: The North Carolina Environmental Justice Network (NCEJN) is a coalition of community organizations and their supporters who work with low-income communities and people of color to promote health and environmental equity, clean industry, safe workplaces,...

Wood Pellet Plant Adds to Community Concerns

The Issue The world’s first-ever black wood pellet plant is coming to Lumberton, North Carolina (Robeson County), a predominantly black & low-income rural community already burdened by numerous sources of environmental harm. The community is concerned about...

CALL FOR ORGANIZATIONAL CONSULTANT

The North Carolina Environmental Justice Network (NCEJN) is seeking an Organizational Consultant for 6 months who is passionate about grassroots community non-profits, and has significant experience with organizational restructuring, employee policy development, and...

COVID-19/Coronavirus

NCEJN would like to prioritize the safety of the communities we serve. Like so many of you, we’re closely monitoring COVID-19, also known as coronavirus. At a time when health and safety are top of mind, we want to personally reach out to share useful information...

Bobby Jones Goes Viral in Interview with NowThis

Long time member of our Network and member of the Down East Coal Ash Coalition, Bobby Jones, is helping to shed light on the poisoning of his community that's been happening for several years at the hands of Duke Energy. Our Network staff was able to connect Bobby...