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Highlights for the week of March 29–April 4, 2021

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FEATURED STORY
A Worthy Cause
When she was 13 years old, Jennielee arrived in Philadelphia from Puerto Rico. Her family had been displaced after Hurricane Maria devastated her home in 2017, and she had trouble adjusting. So her mother enrolled her into a summer program at The Evoluer House, a nonprofit that mentors girls of color, run by FIT alumna Cheryl Ann Wadlington. Read more in the new spring 2021 issue of Hue
UPCOMING EVENTS
MAR 29–APR 4  Wellness Week, no classes for fully online/remote students  

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RECENT STORIES
• Brooke Carlson Discusses COVID-19’s Effects on Apparel’s C-Suite
• Engineering Smart Textiles That Can Save Lives

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photo of supporters at Asian shooting victims vigil at Union Square from ID magazine
A recent feature in i-D showcased Photography alum Ryan Razon's images of the Peace Vigil for Victims of Asian Hate in Union Square. Even with masks on, protesters' grief showed through.

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Social Media of the Week

March 25 marked the 110th anniversary of the #TriangleShirtwaistFactoryFire, a tragedy that took the lives of 146 garment workers in New York City. Steadfast by Jennifer Merz, Illustration MFA '14, tells the story of Frances Perkins, who devoted her life to workers' rights after witnessing the fire.

illustration of workers rights activist Frances Perkins
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The FIT Foundation welcomes iconic designer, entrepreneur, and FIT alumna Norma Kamali to kick off its Entrepreneurship Series with a conversation with President Joyce F. Brown. Sign up for details on this talk

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