The Empowerment Plan: Detroit Nonprofit Hires Homeless To Make Combination Coat/Sleeping Bags


I have to reblog this one! Here is a bit of background on The Empowerment Plan in Detroit:

“Veronika Scott simply wanted to get an “A” on her product design project. And she did — with an idea that has changed her life and those of countless others. Now, the coat she created that can transform into a sleeping bag is providing warmth to homeless people and jobs for many who used to be so themselves.” ♥