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Friday, May 29 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
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Session Title: Breaking the Cycle of Poverty through Ethical, Local, Textile Manufacturing

Join us for a tour of our manufacturing workshop and learn how living wage, meaningful employment is making a difference to our team of refugee women.


Meg Erskine

Co-founder and Executive Director

Host Companies

Friday May 29, 2015 12:30pm - 1:30pm CDT
MRC Austin/Open Arms
  Downtown, General
  • Sort by Industry Fashion-Retail-Shopping, Maker-Manufacturer, Non-profit
  • Company Description Open Arms is an ethical textile manufacturer in Austin, Texas that provides private label services for socially conscious businesses. Open Arms has a quadruple bottom line 1)providing living wage employment for refugee women 2) all profits go back into supporting the rest of the programs for refugees through MRC Austin 3) we use sustainable and ethical manufacturing practices and 4) the ripple effects are felt across the world as women rise up as leaders and support their families here in the US and back home.

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