Brave Collection founder to visit Darien
Published 6:34 pm, Sunday, November 4, 2012
The Darien Nature Center has partnered with UNITE The World With Africa and its Middlesex and Darien High School youth groups, Global Girls and Global Guys UNITE, to present a talk by Jessica Hendricks, founder and director of The Brave Collection, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11.
The event is free, with a suggested donation of $10 per person.
Hendricks is the founder and director of the social organization The Brave Collection, which uses fashion to advocate and fight for the end of modern-day human trafficking and slavery. Hendricks will speak about her own journey, which began as a teenager traveling in Cambodia and led to the creation of a unique bracelet design.
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Her goal is to encourage job creation overseas and empower people of all ages to step forward and become part of the solution. Her motto is: "Courage is contagious."