Oct 3

“Tejidos Juntos” (Stitched Together) Workers, Students, and the movement for Alta Gracia

October 3, 2012

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Presented by: UIC Latino Cultural Center and Chicago Fair Trade

  • Have you ever wondered where your college gear comes from?

This documentary follows the collaboration between college students in the U.S. and workers / organizers in the Dominican Republic in transforming the Alta Gracia clothing factory from a free-trade zone sweatshop to a college apparel factory that is rooted in the principles of workers’ rights and providing them with a living wage.

  • Approx. 30min.

Screening followed by discussion facilitated by UIC student and Chicago Fair Trade youth organizer, Martín Macías.

If you require any accommodations please contact us at least three days before the event.

Poster: Tejidos Juntos (Stitched Together) [PDF]

Admissions: Free

Location: 803 S. Morgan St. LCB2 Chicago, IL 60607

Co-sponsors: UIC Honors College, Latin American Recruitment and Educational Services, Office of Sustainability, Social Justice Initiative, and student organization Lamda Theta Alpha


Mario Lucero

Date posted

May 30, 2018

Date updated

Jun 14, 2018