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Meet Jaden & Darien SNF Interns!

Kristin Braddock

As high school students, we never thought that we would be able to make a difference in our global community. We live in Pensacola, a small city in Northwest Florida, and attend a local high school where we participate in the International Baccalaureate Program. On the basis of where we were born, we were afforded opportunities that are not given to women in other countries. We, for the most part have the ability to make and choose our own path. For many women, this is not their reality. As female American teenagers, we are encouraged to finish and go beyond...


SNF + Hurricane Harvey - a letter from Kristin

Kristin Braddock

Last week, Hurricane Harvey gave "unprecedented" flooding. Rains up to 50 inches in Houston, Texas with thousands forced to flee their homes. This impacted me personally because my younger brother, Paul lives in Houston. While thankfully he is safe, I heard his first hand account. I saw his photos, videos, and heard about his friends being rescued by boats from their homes being flooded.                                                                           ...


5 Common Myths about Human Trafficking

Kristin Braddock

Today, July 30th is UN’s World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. Human trafficking has gotten a lot of attention over the years in the media, and while most people have an understanding of the problem. It is especially important to go through some common myths, because when we understand what trafficking is and why it occurs then we can know what we can do about it.   Myth #1: Human trafficking refers only to the sex industry Trafficking in persons is a modern form of slavery, and it is the largest manifestation of slavery today. According to the State department...


Summer Markets!

Sewing New Futures will be in some markets this summer! Please come out and visit us if we are in your area. If you are interested in selling SNF products in a truck show at home with your friends, at a school or church event or in a local market please contact us! Our volunteers are a huge part of our organization and make a significant impact to our survivors in New Delhi, India.     


Fashion Revolution

Kristin Braddock

Fashion Revolution

On 24 April 2013, the Rana Plaza building in Bangladesh collapsed. 1,138 people died and another 2,500 were injured, making it the fourth largest industrial disaster in history. This ignited a long overdue call-to-arms by a concerned group of educators, designers, journalists and consumers, Fashion Revolution Day was created as a global movement to commemorate those lives lost, while promoting a conversation around supply chain transparency. Fashion Revolution is a global movement calling for a fairer, safer, cleaner, more transparent fashion industry. It’s why we, Sewing New Futures are proud as a organization to have complete transparency. We can tell you exactly...