Maloney’s initiatives are also designed to help support domestic manufacturing.
Fashion Girls For Humanity’s founders discussed COVID-19 relief efforts and how the fashion industry is changing.
The organization estimated that millions of garment workers across Asia have faced layoffs due to canceled orders and suspended production.
With new initiatives, N.A.bld and Fashion Scholarship Fund call for a safety net for new fashion grads as well as furloughed alumni.
The former Amazon employee has sparked a nationwide movement to help protect the health of essential workers.
“We don’t make decisions based on what we want or hope, but based on what actually is,” Governor Gavin Newsom said of a phased reopening.
The National COSH also awarded Amazon with a “dishonorable mention.”
The group aims to help raise $250,000 for medical gowns for health-care workers.
With the help of the organization, about 1.8 million medical gowns have been manufactured in the past three weeks.
The new online tool keeps track of companies that have committed in full to paying for completed orders or ones that are in production.
“There are so few apparel manufacturers in America and we feel strongly that it is our responsibility to help however we can with the resources we have,” said Brooks Brothers chief executive officer Claudio Del Vecchio.
The association issued a list of five points seen as key to guarantee the employees’ health and the sector’s survival.