“Tejidos Juntos” (Stitched Together)

Date/Time
Date(s) - Wednesday, October 3, 2012
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Admissions: Free
Presented by: UIC Latino Cultural Center and Chicago Fair Trade

…Workers, Students, and the movement for Alta Gracia
Poster Image for Tejidos Juntos (Stitched Together)

  • 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.

Poster: Tejidos Juntos (Stitched Together) [PDF]

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

Contact Info

Name: Mario Lucero
Phone: 312-996-3095
Email: lcc@uic.edu

Co-Sponsors

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

Location
UIC Latino Cultural Center

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