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The Shirt Project Visits Villa Alta Gracia
07 / 31 / 2013

To show The Shirt Project committee just how many people were affected by their choice, Alta Gracia flew a few members, including myself, down to the Dominican Republic for a factory visit.
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A chat with TU's Bookstore Manager Jim Hanley
03 / 18 / 2013

For almost a decade, Jim has been the general manager for Temple's Barnes and Noble university bookstore. Just so you know, this bookstore is one of the most successful stores that sells Alta Gracia apparel.
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The Traveling Alta Gracia Poster
10 / 16 / 2012

Barnes and Noble bookstore at Rutgers University celebrated their grand opening last month, and with it came the signing of a giant Alta Gracia poster. During the event, students and customers alike were write down what they would like to say to Alta Gracia's workers.
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University of Washington - September's Alta Gracia Bookstore Champion!
10 / 11 / 2012

University of Washington's bookstore talks with Allie Dowling about Alta Gracia and gives tips on how to increase awareness & sales for the brand.
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Someone should have warned me that I would fall in love with Alta Gracia.
09 / 20 / 2012

When the opportunity arose to head to Villa Alta Gracia to meet the factory workers in person, I couldnít help but accept the offer.
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Alta Gracia on CBS "Big Brother 14"
08 / 17 / 2012

Cheers to Ian Terry, a Tulane University student and CBS "Big Brother" cast member, for sporting his Alta Gracia shirt on the show. Looking good, Ian!
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Artist Janet Essley Talks Presente: "She is Here with Us"
08 / 17 / 2012

My mother taught me how to sew. It is a very useful skill. Many years ago I thought to translate that skill into artwork by making picture quilts. I started the first one with intentions to do it all "by hand". Several hours later I decided that hand sewing was way too slow and began using a machine.
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Worker Spotlight: Yenny Perez
07 / 24 / 2012

Living in my pueblo was tough, but finding a good job there was close to impossible. My parents were very poor and weren't able to come up with the money needed to pay for my school's tuition. This was a difficult reality for me since I knew that education was the key to better job opportunities.
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Behind the Seams
07 / 08 / 2012

Take a behind the scenes tour of the Alta Gracia factory and get to know our workers. We couldn't be more proud of the amazing workers that work behind the scenes to bring you living wage, union made college apparel.
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OSU Student Reflects on Alta Gracia
06 / 18 / 2012

OSU student Amy Farrar reflects on what she's learned since being introduced to Alta Gracia. As an active member of Students for Fair Trade at Ohio State University and a volunteer with Global Gallery, a student-run store in the community, I am currently working to promote the buying of fair trade shirts throughout my campus and community.
Read Post Link
The Shirt Project Visits Villa Alta Gracia
07 / 31 / 2013
To show The Shirt Project committee just how many people were affected by their choice, Alta Gracia flew a few members, including myself, down to the Dominican Republic for a factory visit.
Read Post Link
A chat with TU's Bookstore Manager Jim Hanley
03 / 18 / 2013
For almost a decade, Jim has been the general manager for Temple's Barnes and Noble university bookstore. Just so you know, this bookstore is one of the most successful stores that sells Alta Gracia apparel.
Read Post Link
The Traveling Alta Gracia Poster
10 / 16 / 2012
Barnes and Noble bookstore at Rutgers University celebrated their grand opening last month, and with it came the signing of a giant Alta Gracia poster. During the event, students and customers alike were write down what they would like to say to Alta Gracia's workers.
Read Post Link
University of Washington - September's Alta Gracia Bookstore Champion!
10 / 11 / 2012
University of Washington's bookstore talks with Allie Dowling about Alta Gracia and gives tips on how to increase awareness & sales for the brand.
Read Post Link
Someone should have warned me that I would fall in love with Alta Gracia.
09 / 20 / 2012
When the opportunity arose to head to Villa Alta Gracia to meet the factory workers in person, I couldnít help but accept the offer.
Read Post Link
Alta Gracia on CBS "Big Brother 14"
08 / 17 / 2012
Cheers to Ian Terry, a Tulane University student and CBS "Big Brother" cast member, for sporting his Alta Gracia shirt on the show. Looking good, Ian!
Read Post Link
Artist Janet Essley Talks Presente: "She is Here with Us"
08 / 17 / 2012
My mother taught me how to sew. It is a very useful skill. Many years ago I thought to translate that skill into artwork by making picture quilts. I started the first one with intentions to do it all "by hand". Several hours later I decided that hand sewing was way too slow and began using a machine.
Read Post Link
Worker Spotlight: Yenny Perez
07 / 24 / 2012
Living in my pueblo was tough, but finding a good job there was close to impossible. My parents were very poor and weren't able to come up with the money needed to pay for my school's tuition. This was a difficult reality for me since I knew that education was the key to better job opportunities.
Read Post Link
Behind the Seams
07 / 08 / 2012
Take a behind the scenes tour of the Alta Gracia factory and get to know our workers. We couldn't be more proud of the amazing workers that work behind the scenes to bring you living wage, union made college apparel.
Read Post Link
OSU Student Reflects on Alta Gracia
06 / 18 / 2012
OSU student Amy Farrar reflects on what she's learned since being introduced to Alta Gracia. As an active member of Students for Fair Trade at Ohio State University and a volunteer with Global Gallery, a student-run store in the community, I am currently working to promote the buying of fair trade shirts throughout my campus and community.
Read Post Link