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R.T.P & LOV Movement

Restoring the Peace has dedicated its mission to bringing light to global issues through the art of fashion. With that said, we are pleased to announce our newest partnership with Lov Movement which is a nonprofit organization that funds grassroots programs to positively impact the lives of those in need.  Lov Movement centers their mission around the three fundamental ideals which encompass the power of humanity which are love, oneness, and virtue. Love demonstrates the goodness and deep benevolence that exists in all of us. Oneness represents the connection to our true selves as well as those around us and virtue involves the positive values that lead us to live productive and fulfilling lives. These ideals can be found universally...

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Restoring The Peace in Medellin, Colombia

This month, we would like to dive deeper into one city in particular that has been affected and that is Medellin. For those who may not know, Medellin is the second-largest city in Colombia. When it comes to poverty and unemployment in Medellin, the city has been through a lot of changes over the years. Restoring The Peace will be working with different organizations based in the heart of Medellin in order to provide resources, job opportunities, and other basic necessities to those in need. Be sure to stay tuned for future updates!

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Poverty in Colombia

Now, while Colombia is still a beautiful country that has a landscape marked by rainforests, the Andes mountains, and a plethora of coffee plantations, poverty and inequality have been two major issues in Colombia over the past few years. In fact, in 2018, there was a big increase in the poverty level that saw about 346 children die of hunger in that year alone all while the three richest men in the country reportedly owned more than ten percent of the country’s GDP. Now, with the COVID-19 pandemic, matters have become even worse and the lack of support from the government has sparked demonstrators to take to the streets to protest. The city of Medellin has been doing all that...

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Silhouette

Restoring The Peace is excited to announce our first collaboration! Our goal is to help underserved citizens around the global but we are also on the mission to help artist around the globe to get their art work exposed.  We are honored to have worked on this amazing piece with Ashely! Ashley, best known for her social media handle @Ashlaexo and @byashlaexo, is a traditional and digital artist from the Bronx. She was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, but immigrated to the United States with her immediate family when she was 5 years old. She started painting when she was very young. Her inspiration for her paintings or illustrations can come from almost anything and everything around her. Ashely...

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Restoring The Peace & M.A.T.T.

One of the leading causes of spinal cord injury in Colombia is violence and this is also closely linked to lack of education and a scarcity of social opportunities. M.A.T.T. (Movilidad, Accesibilidad, Tiempo, Trabajo in English translates to Mobility, Accessibility, Time, Work) which was created with the intention to provide those types of opportunities, especially to those suffering from disabilities. Their goal is to promote the independence of those with all types of disabilities which would enable them to make more positive decisions and regain control of their life. Today, there are about 3.2 million people who suffer from some form of disability in Colombia. On top of that, only eight percent of that population has access to quality work...

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