Rethreading a textile heritage: One stitch at a time

Publication date: 
Saturday, October 19, 2013
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Western North Carolina is home to an array of skilled textile workers. Successful pairing of demand for American-made textiles with the work of small firms in western North Carolina and regions in the surrounding states is making the region’s economy more resilient.  These businesses provide not just jobs for the region’s residents, but opportunities to build wealth and control of business decisions through employee ownership.

Publication source: 
Aspen Institute Community Strategies Group
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Success stories
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