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NCEJN Blog

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

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...

The Democracy Brunch

We will be hosting a series of training workshop sessions about climate issues in North Carolina & educating attendees on how to advocate for the issues they care about! Come out to learn how to successfully be apart of a social media advocacy campaign, or how to write a letter of advocacy to your elected officials or local media.

Our Year at a Glance

NCEJN has entered new legal battles, on one of our longstanding issues, defending communities & challenging the harmful practices of the hog industry: General Swine Permit Challenge  Prohibition of Nuisance Cases against Swine Operations We worked closely with...

Final Quarterly Meeting of 2019 & Kwanzaa Celebration

We’ll be hosting our final Quarterly Meeting of the year in Rocky Mount, NC. We’ll be discussing speaking with the Racial Justice Equity Group about a variety of ongoing environmental and racial justice issues in the region. We hope you’ll join us as it will also be an end of year Kwanzaa themed celebration. Continental breakfast will be served at 9:30 a.m., please arrive on time! Attend to learn more and find out how you can get involved! Lunch will also be served.

New Aberdeen Elementary School

There will be 2 public meetings to help the Aberdeen communities and all who are interested, understand some of the issues surrounding the New Aberdeen Elementary School. Meeting dates: November 14 and December 12 (2nd Thursday of the month) 6:30-7:30pm Southern Pines...

Sponsor the 2019 EJ Summit!

We need your support. Over the past few years, the NC Environmental Justice Summits have been the largest gatherings in its 20-year history. Our attendees are community organizers, lawyers, scholars, students, youth, and government officials. The value of such a wide...

Steve Wing International Environmental Justice Award

Nominations for the Steve Wing International Environmental Justice Award (form linked here) will be accepted through September 30, 2019. Please send any supporting materials via email to: NCEJN EJ Summit CoordinatorsEmail: ncejsummit@gmail.com  History and Overview In...