American Apparel Making Amendments by Selling Limited Edition T-Shirts
Published By : 30 Apr 2015 | Published By : QYRESEARCH
After firing one hundred and eighty employees, most of which were Latinos, American Apparel is amending by trading a limited edition immigration integration T-shirt, which will assist nonprofits that aid immigrants in Los Angeles County. The T-shirts for men and women are priced around US$26.
The shirt went for sales on Tuesday in 5 Los Angeles American Apparel stores situated in Westwood, Little Tokyo. Another sales facility is located in the factory store at the American Apparel, which is headquarters in downtown Los Angeles. The T-shirt is also available online and it will be placed in all Southern California stores in May, 2015. It will be kept in stores until the end 2015.
20 per cent of the sales of the T-shirt will go to support the New Americans Opportunity Fund set up by the California Community Foundation. The fund supports various nonprofit organizations, which serve immigrants qualified for the Deferred Action for Parents and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents programs.
Paula Schneider, the American Apparel Chief Executive stated that the justice and inclusion for their immigrant communities is a basic principle for them and for their employees. They look forward to keeping their tradition of commitment ongoing towards immigration reform by rolling out this joint venture with the California Community Foundation to assist New Americans amalgamate into the fiber of the Los Angeles community.