'The True Cost' is a documentary film exploring the impact of the global clothing industry on people and the planet. ►http://kck.st/19cxNuM
Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.
—Albert Einstein (via levantnaturesfashion)
Just heavenly. (via Angel Jackson Is the New Bag Label You Need to Know About Right Now)
Eye-catching designs, bright colors, and luxe materials. Turns out these babies are ethically-made as well.
TOMS will manufacture new pairs of shoes in Haiti beginning January 2014.
"TOMS is “actively seeking” to produce at least a third of its donated shoes in the geographic regions where they’re distributed, using local labor and local resources, by the end of 2015."
I love TOMS!
Not only that, but they are committed to ensuring fair wages and working conditions for their employees, as well as creating jobs and opportunities in Haiti over the next several years. This is exactly in the spirit of what we are doing at Industrial Revolution II!
In normal day-to-day life, U.S. (and international) foster kids are just trying to survive, but they must learn how to thrive in order to beat the odds. I believe learning entrepreneurship can help foster youth become successful, productive citizens.
For example… "I was shocked to see high school dropouts 50 Cent and Jay-Z compared to graduates of prestigious universities, like Harvard and Columbia. I then realized that Jay-Z and 50 Cent, two former at-risk youths, were able to beat the odds by taking risks to develop original creations and launching themselves and their ‘lyrical-products’ into the world. They became resilient — a lesson learned through their entrepreneuring."