FALL 2018 SENIOR LECTURE SERIES// CHALLENGE & CHANGE: CRITIQUING THE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE PRESENTS:
October 16 - **Founder’s Hall ** Becoming an Activist - Dr. Frank Greene Honors Program Lecture
Tabitha St. Bernard-Jacobs (St. Francis graduate/fashion designer/Co-coordinator of Women’s March)
Tabitha St. Bernard-Jacobs is a St. Francis graduate, and served as Youth Initiative Coordinator of the Women's March. A fashion activist who runs the zero waste clothing label, Tabii Just, she’s also an advocate for fair and ethical labor for garment workers, and educates people about the global effects of fast fashion on small manufacturing communities. She advocates for zero waste in the fashion industry and for methods of reducing waste for a fashion brand from the first step of sourcing fabric or designing to empowering the customer with knowledge to re-usable packing materials. She has shown collections during New York Fashion Week and dressed prominent women for the red carpet. Her work has been exhibited at Princeton University and the Brooklyn Navy Yard Museum, and also writes about raising a biracial child in America with her husband on her blog and in several publications.
SERIES Co-Directors: Athena Devlin (English & American Studies) & Emily Horowitz (Sociology & Criminal Justice)
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