Last month, we celebrated the grand opening of the Barnes & Noble at Rutgers University. One particularly exciting part of the day came with the signing of a giant Alta Gracia poster. Both students and customers were invited to sign the poster and include their words of thanks and encouragement.
“Thank You!” and “I Support a Living Wage!” were among the sentiments scattered acro [...]
When she was given the chance to visit Villa Alta Gracia and meet the employees in person, Stephanie Rendon knew she couldn’t pass up the opportunity. With a worker named Ana Maria as her trusty guide, she ventured around the town to visit the workers’ homes. Each encounter helped her understand how Alta Gracia really helps change lives.
She met Lucrecia, a mother of three, Maribe [...]
Alta Gracia isn't just collegiate clothing, but a pathway out of poverty. Alta Gracia, located in the Dominican Republic, focuses on one main goal: paying their employees a living wage. This means that all workers will have enough to provide for their families -- food, clean water, clothing, shelter, transportation, child and health care, and education. When you make an Alta Gracia purchase at y [...]
If you couldn’t tell by now, we adore school spirit clothing; t-shirts, sweatshirts, shorts – you name it, we’ve probably blogged about it. So it should come as no surprise that we have found a new obsession in collegiate wear: Alta Gracia.
Owned by Knights Apparel, Alta Gracia is considered one-of-a-kind in the college apparel industry-- most likely because of its kindness to others.
Following Wednesday night's big announcement, there is no doubt Jimmy Fallon has made it big time-- He has joined the ranks of just a few celebrities in having his very own Ben & Jerry's ice cream flavor.
With a salty, caramel swirl, chocolate-covered potato chip clusters and fair trade vanilla bean ice cream, "Late Night Snack" is the perfect salty and sweet combo to fulfill your midnight [...]