NCEJN Blog

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

Survivor’s Summit

We hope you will join us for the Just Florence Recovery Survivor’s Summit to meet and talk about Hurricane Florence recovery with impacted community members from affected counties in North Carolina. Click “attend” for more information.

Quarterly Meeting 10/29

Lunch will be provided at the meeting, so we need to know if you are coming on Saturday, Dec. 29!

The North Carolina Environmental Justice Network quarterly meeting is hosted by The Concerned Citizens of Northampton County. After the meeting, it will be possible to view some of the damage caused by the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

This gathering will include discussion on community issues and concerns in Northampton County, news on the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, an update on the election outcome and updates from the Julius L. Chamber Center for Civil Rights!

Cool Spring Community Center, 120 Cherry St., Gaston

The Water Next Time?

Princeville was originally founded as Freedom Hill in 1865. It has been destroyed by flooding nine times since 1800. The community continues to rebuild after every storm. Scalawag’s Dr. Danielle Purifoy, a NC Environmental Justice Network Board member, reports on what...

Help the Hurricane Survivors!

As folks recover from Hurricanes Matthew and Florence with Michael on the way, we stand with them. Stand with us! We need your help! You can donate here at www.ncejn.org and you can bring items for recovery (nonperishable food, cleaning supplies, youth/baby items,...

Calls For Unity In The Midst of Hog Pollution

On August 4, 2018, neighbors impacted by industrial hog farms and environmental justice leaders from Rural Empowerment Association for Community Help (REACH) and NC Environmental Justice Network (NCEJN) held a press conference in Duplin County, NC to call for unity in...

Register for our 20th Annual EJ Summit!

Registration for our 20th Annual EJ Summit is now open! The theme is Making Revolution Irresistible: A Summit Celebrating Promise, Change & Action! You can register and find all information under the EJ Summit tab. Register today! Come join us! Be a link in the...

We’re Hiring!

Job Announcement: NCEJN Communications Fellow North Carolina Environmental Justice Network (NCEJN) is seeking a one-year communications fellow position to start this year, for their North Carolina office. This position comes with a unique opportunity to benefit from...