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Collaboration, Denim and Solving Homelessness

Three different organizations come together to advance solutions for the homelessness crisis.  By taking a proactive and creative approach, Skingraft, Skid Row Housing Trust and Skid Row Denim Academy come together to let Denim Do The Work.   https://www.apparelnews.net/news/2017/jun/08/premium-denim-line-works-skingraft-brand-knock-hom/

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Trust In Sound Supports Skid Row Denim Academy

Garnering musical talent, Skid Row Housing Trust hosts a monthly event called Trust In Sound to bring awareness and support for a collaborative effort called Skid Row Denim Academy.  This initiative facilitates workforce development for the formerly homeless residents of Skid Row Housing Trust.   https://www.apparelnews.net/news/2017/mar/31/meet-skid-row-denim-academy/

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Positive Lens On A Serious Issue

Advocating for homelessness and dedicated to the success of Downtown Los Angeles, Brad Robinson has tirelessly focused on bring innovative solutions in a positive, proactive manner; http://www.breakout.today/the-stories/2016/4/7/harm-reducer

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The Introduction - Skid Row Denim Academy

On Friday, October 21st at The Standard, Downtown LA, we celebrated the original concept of Skid Row Denim Academy, the effort was to raise awareness and support for solutions to homelessness. Special thanks to Pacific Blue Denims, United Leather, and Avery Dennison for making the first exploration possible as well as The Standard, Downtown LA, Tito's Vodka, Boomtown Brewery, Skingraft and RVCC for supporting our launch.    Photos courtesy of Michael Mendoza and The Standard, Downtown LA

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