Knights Apparel founded the Alta Gracia collegiate apparel factory in the Dominican Republic to pay the workers a living wage. Many collegiate bookstores, including the University of Houston and my alma mater for my bachelors degree, Penn State University now carry Alta Gracia apparel.
Here’s another picture I took a couple of weeks ago in the Penn State bookstore:
You can support the workers by purchasing your UH Cougar Alta Gracia clothes at the bookstore on campus or online right here.
Here’s a video about the factory:
Tim O’Brien, PhD