Woodrow Wilson High School - Community, Youth, & Education Initiative

Fashion Fights Poverty has partnered with Woodrow Wilson High School to fund its Clothing and Textile Program (CTP), a program that began in the 1930s as part of the Home Economic and Arts curriculum. The program has evolved over the years and typically includes up to 225 students, 75% of the school’s total enrollment. Providing $5,000 worth of school supplies, materials (including fabric, notions, scissors, among other materials), and curriculum support (including dress forms and other props); FFP is committed to the education and development of Washington, D.C.’s future design leaders and fashion experts.

Upcoming student workshops will include Bead for Life's Youth Curriculum; Marymount's Fashion Club); and participation from local stylists and designers.

BeadForLife Workshop

Photography by Apt 3 Photography