Excitment is building around Atla Gracia, check out the latest news on campuses around the country!
University of South Carolina – The Gamecock
Clothing line new to USC
There's a new brand of USC apparel in the Russell House bookstore sporting the name Alta Gracia - Spanish for "High Grace."
Florida State University – FSView & Florida Flambeau
Clothes that make a difference | fsunews.com |
Florida State University recently joined other colleges and universities in a movement to help factory workers earn 3.4 times more than the legal minimum wage by selling Alta Garcia apparel at the FSU bookstore. Alta Garcia is the first apparel brand in the world that pays its workers based on the cost of living in their respective countries.
St. Cloud State University – University Chronicle
Husky Bookstore carries “fair wage” clothing products
Paving a pathway out of poverty and inspiring hope for the future are the goals of Alta Gracia, a recently opened factory in the Dominican Republic that promotes a living wage for its workers. A “living wage” enables them to provide adequate food, clean water, clothing, shelter, health care, child care and an education for themselves and their families. The factory produces T-shirts, sweatshirts and hoodies that can now be found in the Husky Bookstore on campus.
University of Central Florida – Central Florida Future
Student Support Fair Wages by Buying Alta Gracia Clothes
The next time you are about to buy a T-shirt, you may want to stop and consider the clothing label it was made by.Alta Gracia, an American-owned college logo clothing company, is making it simple for students to support fair wages. College students nationwide don't even have to leave campus to buy apparel that supports factory workers earning a "living wage."
The University of Washington – The Daily
SLAP Welceoms Fair-Trade Clothing Line at U-Book Store
SLAPhas been in talks with the U-Book Store regarding Alta Gracia for the past few years as the clothing line was being established, and the line will be in stores later this month.
Northeastern University – The Huntington News
Fair-Labor Good in Bookstore
Northeastern’s Bookstore now features clothing by Alta Gracia, a factory in the Dominican Republic where workers are paid enough money to provide for themselves and their families.
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