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July Program & Production Update

We’re back at the drawing board – again – and are looking for ways to innovate. Can we host a micro-school on production days? How do we make in-person sewing time safe for all? Will the facility we meet at still be able to offer childcare for the babies & toddlers? Can we do sewing sessions over Zoom? So many questions, and we’re currently drowning in the details!

Summer ESL Classes in Charlotte

Citizenship Class for Refugee Moms in Charlotte, NC

It’s summer break, right? Well, as much as we’ve got going around here, “break” might not be an appropriate term. There’s lots of planning, drafting, sewing, writing and photography happening. Here’s a look at what’s in the works: Citizenship Class First off, we’re excited to announce a pilot citizenship class for refugee moms in Charlotte.  …

social justice tees 2019

Fav Social Justice Tees for Spring 2019

We’ve said it before – just wearing a social justice tee doesn’t necessarily make you an advocate for justice. BUT, it sure is a great way to support non-profits and to initiate conversations about important issues that you’re passionate about! It may be cold right now in  much of the US, yet spring is coming …

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Christmas Charity: Don’t Focus on Presents

I was chatting with a Christian non-profit director about his work in Florida. His organization has a large facility that holds donated clothing and food, has a good core of committed volunteers and has a wide outreach that gives to the poor in their community. And yet, this director wasn’t happy. “We’ve had the same …