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Barnes & Nobles College Helps Change Lives
08 / 12 / 2013

Doing business ethically pays off. "Last year, the single, largest selling item in our stores was the Alta Gracia rolled t-shirt. We were willing to pay a little more for it than other marketplace rolled tee options, so that we could tell an important story about giving back," explained Friedman.
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A Thread of Hope
11 / 12 / 2012

By: Jacob Kushner At a factory in Latin America, workers are sewing UW apparel, providing for their families, and spreading hope that the global textile industry can change.
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From the factory to the gridiron
09 / 25 / 2012

"I can attest that student solidarity through buying Alta Gracia apparel is having an incredible impact on the community where Alta Gracia's factory is located in the Dominican Republic."
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Fordham Expands Its Alta Gracia Clothing Line
09 / 26 / 2012

The Fordham University Bookstore has recently strengthened its relationship with the college apparel manufacturer, Alta Gracia, through its purchase of over 1,500 units of clothing from the vendor, Alta Gracia is not just a typical collegiate clothing manufacturer, as it is considered "a pioneer in ending the use of poverty-wage sweatshops," according to BNC News.
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NSW hosts US ethical manufacturing leader
02 / 03 / 2012

Invest in Australia - March 26, 2012. The NSW Government is partnering with the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney to host one of America’s most successful ethical manufacturing leaders, Knights Apparel CEO Joe Bozich, Deputy Premier and Minister for Trade & investment Andrew Stoner said today.
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Alta Gracia April: Living Wages Meet Stylish NU Apparel
02 / 05 / 2012

Her Campus Northeastern - By: Delia Harrington - April 9, 2012. On Wednesday, April 1, NU kicked off Alta Gracia April on campus with a Tie-Dye Extravaganza (with live music!) from 3-5pm in the Library Quad. You can buy a white Progressive Student Alliance sweatshop-free t-shirt to tie-dye for $10 or bring your own tee to tie-dye for free.
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UNC uses fair standards to produce merchandise
02 / 03 / 2012

The Daily Tarheel (University of North Carolina) - By: John Gorsuch and Derek Lochbaum - March 12, 2012. Regarding the March 2 column “Pride in ethical apparel,” UNC remains committed to ensuring that fair labor standards and human rights are respected wherever UNC-branded merchandise is made.
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By a Thread
02 / 25 / 2012

TOWN - by Heidi Coryell Williams - February 27, 2012 - Our COO Donnie Hodge speaks about Alta Gracia, the successes we have seen and his personal connection to the brand. - Have you ever lost something so important that you felt like a piece of yourself was gone, too? A job opportunity. A chance at a better life. A child.
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The Shirt Announces Vendor
01 / 19 / 2012

The Observer (Notre Dame University) - By Sam Stryker - January 19, 2012. As students pack Notre Dame Stadium next fall, not only will they be cheering on the Irish in style, but they will also be doing so in a socially conscious fashion.
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Alta Gracia Model Shown as 'Viable'
02 / 01 / 2012

The Chronical (Duke University) - By Gloria Lloyd - February 8, 2012. In Fall 2010, Duke became the first university to place an order with Alta Gracia, an apparel factory committed to ethical working standards.
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Barnes & Nobles College Helps Change Lives
08 / 12 / 2013
Doing business ethically pays off. "Last year, the single, largest selling item in our stores was the Alta Gracia rolled t-shirt. We were willing to pay a little more for it than other marketplace rolled tee options, so that we could tell an important story about giving back," explained Friedman.
Read Post Link
A Thread of Hope
11 / 12 / 2012
By: Jacob Kushner At a factory in Latin America, workers are sewing UW apparel, providing for their families, and spreading hope that the global textile industry can change.
Read Post Link
From the factory to the gridiron
09 / 25 / 2012
"I can attest that student solidarity through buying Alta Gracia apparel is having an incredible impact on the community where Alta Gracia's factory is located in the Dominican Republic."
Read Post Link
Fordham Expands Its Alta Gracia Clothing Line
09 / 26 / 2012
The Fordham University Bookstore has recently strengthened its relationship with the college apparel manufacturer, Alta Gracia, through its purchase of over 1,500 units of clothing from the vendor, Alta Gracia is not just a typical collegiate clothing manufacturer, as it is considered "a pioneer in ending the use of poverty-wage sweatshops," according to BNC News.
Read Post Link
NSW hosts US ethical manufacturing leader
02 / 03 / 2012
Invest in Australia - March 26, 2012. The NSW Government is partnering with the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney to host one of America’s most successful ethical manufacturing leaders, Knights Apparel CEO Joe Bozich, Deputy Premier and Minister for Trade & investment Andrew Stoner said today.
Read Post Link
Alta Gracia April: Living Wages Meet Stylish NU Apparel
02 / 05 / 2012
Her Campus Northeastern - By: Delia Harrington - April 9, 2012. On Wednesday, April 1, NU kicked off Alta Gracia April on campus with a Tie-Dye Extravaganza (with live music!) from 3-5pm in the Library Quad. You can buy a white Progressive Student Alliance sweatshop-free t-shirt to tie-dye for $10 or bring your own tee to tie-dye for free.
Read Post Link
UNC uses fair standards to produce merchandise
02 / 03 / 2012
The Daily Tarheel (University of North Carolina) - By: John Gorsuch and Derek Lochbaum - March 12, 2012. Regarding the March 2 column “Pride in ethical apparel,” UNC remains committed to ensuring that fair labor standards and human rights are respected wherever UNC-branded merchandise is made.
Read Post Link
By a Thread
02 / 25 / 2012
TOWN - by Heidi Coryell Williams - February 27, 2012 - Our COO Donnie Hodge speaks about Alta Gracia, the successes we have seen and his personal connection to the brand. - Have you ever lost something so important that you felt like a piece of yourself was gone, too? A job opportunity. A chance at a better life. A child.
Read Post Link
The Shirt Announces Vendor
01 / 19 / 2012
The Observer (Notre Dame University) - By Sam Stryker - January 19, 2012. As students pack Notre Dame Stadium next fall, not only will they be cheering on the Irish in style, but they will also be doing so in a socially conscious fashion.
Read Post Link
Alta Gracia Model Shown as 'Viable'
02 / 01 / 2012
The Chronical (Duke University) - By Gloria Lloyd - February 8, 2012. In Fall 2010, Duke became the first university to place an order with Alta Gracia, an apparel factory committed to ethical working standards.
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