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EVENTS

Weekly Collective Meeting

Mondays

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Weekly Monday meetings where, as a collective, we plan events, discuss campaign strategy, and learn conditions in the garment industry together.

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PAST EVENTS

The screening of the documentary True Cost was put on for the Buy Your Values UCLA campaign, as we work this year within the Environmental Justice Now component of the USAC Facilities Commission. It was also done with support and collaboration by Labor 411. 

The documentary featured personal interviews and testimonies from workers in Bangladesh, global fashion activists from the War on Want, and fashion brands trying to make their production more ethical. We tied it into work we want to bring to UCLA at the student store and larger work for environmental justice and worker justice done by our student government!

The screening of the documentary True Cost was put on for the Buy Your Values UCLA campaign, as we work this year within the Environmental Justice Now component of the USAC Facilities Commission. It was also done with support and collaboration by Labor 411. 

The documentary featured personal interviews and testimonies from workers in Bangladesh, global fashion activists from the War on Want, and fashion brands trying to make their production more ethical. We tied it into work we want to bring to UCLA at the student store and larger work for environmental justice and worker justice done by our student government!

Thank you to Director of Sales Lauren Allen at Alta Gracia, Storyteller Kathryn Ervin at The Industrial Commons, CEO Daniel Cardazo of Ethix Merch, Deputy Director Jessica Champagne of Worker Rights Consortium, and Director of Ethical Labor and Sustainability Liz Kennedy of ASUCLA.

 

Facilitated by USAC General Representative 2 and USAC Facilities Commission, this panel got really deep into the history of student anti-sweatshop organizing, the conditions we are trying to fight in the exploitative garment industry, and how to work towards divesting campus stores from the industry. Have a listen!