Faces of Freedom: Visions of Hope for Child Laborers

Faces of Freedom at Gensler

January 17, 2013 - February 28, 2013

San Francisco, CA

Gensler, a global architecture, design, planning and consulting firm, is hosting a two-month installation of GoodWeave's Faces of Freedom photo exhibition at their headquarters in San Francisco, CA. The exhibit in the Gensler Gallery will be interspersed with a select display of high-end, handmade certified child-labor-free carpets provided by GoodWeave partners Lapchi, RUG STAR, The Rug Company, Stephanie Odegard Collection, emma gardner design and Delinear.

Opening reception:
Thursday, January 17 at 5:30pm–7:30pm.
2 Harrison Street, Suite 400
San Francisco, CA


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    About the Photographer

    U. Roberto Romano

    U. Roberto Romano

    Award-winning human rights educator, filmmaker and photographer U. Roberto Romano began his activism on the issue of child labor in 1995…

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    About GoodWeave

    GoodWeave works to end illegal child labor in the carpet industry and to offer educational opportunities to children in South Asia. The GoodWeave label is your best assurance that no illegal child labor was used in the making of a carpet or rug. Since GoodWeave's founding, the number of South Asian children trapped in illegal and exploitative carpet-making work has dropped from 1 million to 250,000. Now more children are going to school and living with hope for the future.

    About UNICEF

    For more than 60 years, UNICEF has been the world's leading international children's organization, working in over 150 countries to address the ongoing problems that contribute to child mortality. UNICEF provides lifesaving nutrition, clean water, education, protection and emergency response saving more young lives than any other humanitarian organization in the world. While millions of children die every year of preventable causes like dehydration, upper respiratory infections and measles, UNICEF, with the support of partnering organizations and donors alike, has the global experience, resources and reach to give children the best hope of survival.

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