The Empowerment Plan, created by CCS alumna Veronika Scott, to expand to Chicago and New York City
The Empowerment Plan, which started as a school project by Veronika Scott in the CCS Product Design department, is a non-profit company that designs, manufactures and provides warm coats that turn into sleeping bags to the homeless. Scott's company started off as a small team of women (who were once homeless themselves) and is now growing into a team of 60 and is soon to expand into other major cities including New York and Chicago.
CCS alumna featured in emotional LA Times article
Here is an emotional story about CCS alumna Kam Redlawsk - a story about loving, learning and creating through struggle. Kam suffers from a rare genetic disorder, GNE Myopathy, which has given vision to her art and ignited her need to travel and experience other places and cultures - all alongside her husband, CCS alumnus and concept artist Jason Hazelroth.