Outdoor Apparel Brand Patagonia Restructures To Combat Climate Change

For years ethical apparel-maker Patagonia has donated one percent of its profits to environmental initiatives. Now the organization has restructured in advance of its 50th anniversary so that it can contribute roughly $100 million each year toward combatting climate change. The company was founded by Yvon Chouinard in 1973. He and his family, who worked together toward this restructuring for two years, have placed ownership …

“Abortion is Healthcare” Shirt

Made from GOTS-certified organic cotton, this pale pink shirt rightly and defiantly proclaims “Abortion is Healthcare” across the front, while the back features a uterus giving the finger. CHNGE will donate 50% of the proceeds from the cheeky top to three organizations: SisterSong, which advocates for the reproductive justice of Indigenous women and people of color; The National Network of Abortion Funds, which removes financial and …

San Fransisco’s Old Skool Café Trains Youth Impacted by Violence and Incarceration

When Teresa Goines was a juvenile corrections officer, she witnessed how a system of incarceration sets young people up for failure. It does not, for instance, provide incarcerated youth with support after serving their sentences and, as a result, many ask to return to detention instead. To help kids build a more stable life, Goines founded San Fransisco’s Old Skool Café, a faith-based, violence-prevention supper …