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Kohl Crecelius

We have worked for the majority of this year on this video and a deeper call to action for people to understand the impact of their purchases. There is more we can do to make an impact on the people who work in the garment industry.

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  • Stef McDonald

    Love the notion of not just surviving but thriving.

  • Jackie Ramirez

    "What would the world look like if we viewed the success of others as our own?" That's powerful

  • Bridget Hilton

    Such a beautifully made video.
    Congrats to everyone at Krochet Kids, from everyone at LSTN.

  • Poyi Liu

    The video is very beautiful. So many power messages came out of it.

    • Kohl Crecelius

      Great question Allessandra. A job is just the beginning of empowerment in our opinion. We couple a fair and consistent wage with a 3 year education curriculum, and one-on-one mentorship with indigenous staff members. We believe true empowerment to be women graduating from our programs with the skills, resources, and knowledge to lead their own self-reliant futures.

      You can read more in this series of blog posts if you are still interested:

      • Alessandra Rizzotti

        That's so amazing that you provide them with an education and mentorship. Thanks for sharing.

  • Grant Garrison

    You guys rock - have been a huge fan since discovering you last year. Your approach is fundamentally challenging the "sourcelessness" of too much of our fashion/clothes/apparel. Thank you!

    • Kohl Crecelius

      Exactly Grant! It's important for us to think about the impact our purchases have on the people who make them.

  • Andrew Vasco

    Amazing video! What a powerful message! Thank you for the share.

  • Maria Redin

    Lovely video about your amazing work! I hope the new site also shares personal stories of impact and the larger statistics of what you are trying to accomplish.