Sewing as Resistance

The Social Justice Sewing Academy provides a platform where disadvantaged students create art as a way of narrating, shaping, and making meaning of their experiences in the world. Aditi MayerAditi Mayer is the…

Made in LA: Backyard Sweatshops

In Los Angeles, sweatshops are no longer an abstraction of the distant third world. With an unnoticed presence, the cut-and-sew apparel industry is Los Angeles’ second largest industry, employing over 46,000 individuals.…