DAWN: Developing Alternatives for Women in New Communities
DAWN is a non-profit organization established to help refugee women new to the Akron/Cleveland area. The women have brought knitting and sewing skills from Nepal, Bangladesh, and Iraq. Classes are focused on learning to apply and fine-tune these skills in the United States. Instructors and the women have made a commitment, the results of which is an increased sense of pride in themselves and to their new home. Products include scarves, bags, yoga mat bags, and more. Learn more about DAWN Creations at http://dawn-creations.org/.