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Fashion Impact Fund at the Third Annual Meeting of the UN Fashion and Lifestyle Network

Fashion Impact Fund at the Third Annual Meeting of the UN Fashion and Lifestyle Network

Allison Stroman - On June 3, 2024, the United Nations Fashion and Lifestyle Network held their third annual meeting. A joint venture between the United Nations Office for Partnerships and the Fashion Impact Fund, the UN Fashion and Lifestyle Network is a space for collaboration between the UN and the fashion and lifestyle industries to make meaningful progress in innovation and education. The end goal: attain the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. 

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LGBTQIA+ Designer Spotlight

LGBTQIA+ Designer Spotlight

On June 28, 1969 patrons of the Stonewall Inn on Christopher Street in New York City rose up against police for their brutality and unfair treatment of the patrons. The Stonewall Uprising was the catalyst for the creation of LGBTQIA+ Pride Month. One year after the Stonewall Uprising, the first Pride march took place in New York City with between three and five thousand protesters. This march was organized by the Eastern Regional Conference of Homophile Organizations (ERCHO) to remember Stonewall and continue protesting for equal rights. Pride traditions have since expanded to include “pride parades, picnics, parties, workshops, symposia, and concerts” and memorials...

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Introducing the RENEW Program: Recapping the First Week

Introducing the RENEW Program: Recapping the First Week

Allison Stroman - On June 4, Shop Repurpose launched The RENEW Program, the Repurpose Education Network for an Empowered Workforce. Learn more about the trainees and program here.

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Sustainable Mother's Day Gift Guide 2024

Sustainable Mother's Day Gift Guide 2024

Natalie Lambrelli Mother’s Day is around the corner! Here’s a gift guide to help prepare you to celebrate all the mother figures in your life.   Experiences over Things When choosing your Mother’s Day gift, prioritize gifting experiences over material goods. Plan a day where you spend time doing an activity your Mom would love. This could be anything from a meal at her favorite restaurant, a pottery class, a spa day, browsing an art museum, or even attending a play, ballet or concert! Carving out space in your schedule to spend meaningful time with your Mom is a gift...

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