Sumary of Want To Support Asian Americans In Fashion? Start In The Garment District:
- Nestled between 34th and 40th Streets, from Broadway to Ninth Avenue, is the Garment District, a small and once-mighty quarter where, according to a recent study by artisans-rights nonprofit Nest, 54% of all businesses are Asian American-owned and led..
- According to a study by The Asian American Federation, almost 44% of the total workers in America’s garment industry are Asian..
- And yet, as Asian American-directed violence increases around the U.S., the fashion industry hasn’t rushed to support them as much as they support their Asian customers….