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Highlights for the week of Oct. 5–11, 2020

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2020 Sustainability Awareness Week 
Sustainability is a key component of FIT’s mission and is embedded in the college’s curriculum and operations. During this fully virtual Sustainability Awareness Week, from October 5 to 9, we invite our community to learn about recent innovations from leaders in the industry, experience FIT’s efforts to make a positive impact on the earth, and discover new ways to live with a smaller footprint. See the full event schedule at fitnyc.edu/saw.
SUSTAINABILITY AWARENESS
• Seven Ways FIT Is Helping the Earth
• Watch: Innovation and Circularity at New York Ethical Fashion Week

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UPCOMING EVENTS
OCT 8, 1 PM  Virtual Artist Talk Series: Artworks in Dialogue

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"I’m very proud of my culture. Whenever I can, I try to celebrate it in my artwork," says Rocío Cintrón, Toy Design '10, design manager for Disney Consumer Products and Interactive, who turns diverse characters into dolls for preschoolers. This interview is part of a HuffPost series spotlighting Latinx creators in celebration of Latinx Heritage Month.

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Social Media of the Week

The FIT Student Activities Board shared some of the reasons for why students are voting in this upcoming election from #NationalVoterRegistrationDay. Now tell us: Why will you be voting?

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