Links That Changed Me + Check-In

Links That Changed Me | September 2020 Fashion Industry 2 Sentenced to Hang for Deadly Garment Factory Fire in Pakistan "The fire raised questions about poor regulations in the country’s industrial and manufacturing sectors. Activists and victims’ families say factory owners have been mostly lax or negligent in setting up proper security protocols, leaving workers…

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A Case for Slow Activism: On The Activist-Teacher & Relationships

Written by Ph.D. student, social worker, and graduate teaching assistant Melanie Monteclaro Pace for StyleWise. This post was originally published in March 2019. A Case of Slow Activism In November 2018, I wrote a passionate social media post in response to a news article on young conservative women at my alma mater. This piece detailed my own…

Representation in Sustainable Fashion, with Tavie Meier

Photo by Omar Lopez on Unsplash This post was originally published in 2018. I am republishing now with a new introduction, because I think Tavie's words are still relevant. Representation in Sustainable Fashion Ethical fashion has a racial representation problem. While we celebrate the women, predominantly women of color, who make our clothing once a year during Fashion…