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J. Branson

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You Never Know Who Will You Be Faced With Meeting

(1) Comments | Posted January 8, 2012 | 6:01 PM

You never know whom you are going to meet, but you should know who you are when you meet them.

After a day of reflection in Accra questioning whether or not we are worthy of the work we are doing with Of Rags, Liz and I decided to...

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Let Your Life Speak: An Education in Action

(0) Comments | Posted December 15, 2011 | 4:07 PM

The value of things taken out of their origin is the value that we choose to place on them. In our global age, with instant communication and almost as quick travel, our fascination with foreign things is fueled by our ability to control how we value them. But what is...

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Back to School -- A Time to Wear the Difference

(0) Comments | Posted September 2, 2011 | 11:09 AM

Walking down Broadway in New York City where I live, the ads plastered on the plate glass windows of low cost retailers make it clear that Back to School is for many students a time of shopping to get up to date with the most recent trends for the coming...

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A Circle Connected -- Clothing Unites Students an Ocean Apart

(0) Comments | Posted August 2, 2011 | 10:00 PM


The Beauty of The Circle Connection is that the recipient is also the giver. (Hence the circle.) Each participant experiences the complete process. No one gets a shirt without creating one and vice-versa. What we are running is much more that a pen-pal program...

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Growing Sustainable Fashion One Story at a Time

(0) Comments | Posted May 5, 2011 | 3:49 PM

This time last year when I was gearing up to go to Ghana I had no idea where I would be staying. I had been to Ghana not long before to study abroad with NYU, but I was too entrenched in the preparation for a runway show at FIT to...

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