The Inspiration behind Fashion & Compassion’s work in the US

  By Michele Dudley When I was 8 or 9, I remember looking out the window of our two-family home (aka duplex) on our maple-tree lined street in the suburb of Boston where I grew up. I thought – why was I born here on the beautiful street and not in “Africa”. In my young mind, thanks to the media about war and famine, “Africa” was the epitome of poverty. I didn’t understand that generational poverty and busing riots were occurring only a few miles from my home. I didn’t understand racial, gender or socioeconomic inequity. But I knew my...