Our Workers Are On the Go


Alta Gracia factory workers hit the road to share their story.

Alta Gracia workers Maritza Vargas and Elba Nuris tell their story on East Coast college campuses whose bookstores carry Alta Gracia t-shirts and hoodies. The tour is sponsored by The United Students Against Sweatshops (USAS).

The tour kicked-off at the Alta Gracia Project: Georgetown Leadership Event this week.  Next stop, University of Maryland! Check-out the full schedule below to see if we're heading your way this month:

Washington, D.C.

Tuesday, September 6 , 6-8 pm| The Bunn Intercultural Center Auditorium, Georgetown University

Monday, September 19, 6 pm | Nyumburu Center, University of Maryland


Saturday, September 10, 7:30 pm | Mugshot Cafe, 2831 Girard Avenue; USFT Regional Meet Up

Sunday, September 11, 8:00pm | Penn Christian Association, 118 S. 37th St., University of Pennsylvania

Monday, September 12, 9:00 am | Merion Hall 312,  St. Joseph’s University

Monday, September 12, 3:00 pm | Cor Hall Lounge, Villanova University

Monday, September 12, 7:00 pm | Room 217C in the Howard Gittes Student Center, Temple University

Tuesday, September 13, 12:00 pm | Room C (K1C) in Klein Hall,  Temple University Law School

Tuesday, September 13, 3:00 pm | 265 Barbeline Hall, St. Joseph’s University

New York City

Tuesday, September 13, 9:30 pm | Salice Conley Integrated Learning Center, Fordham University

Wednesday, September 14, 12:30 pm | Kimmel 406,  New York University

Wednesday, September 14, evening | Columbia University

New Haven, CT

Thursday, September 15, evening | Yale University

Chapel Hill/Durham, NC

Tuesday, September 20 | University of North Carolina

Tuesday, September 20, 5:00 pm | Social Sciences 105,  Duke University

Click here for more information on the east coast tour and the Alta Gracia story.


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