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Jewelry for a Cause: Detroit Label Employs Shelter Women to Get Them Back on Their Feet

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Company also provides financial education, legal aid and housing resources.

Founded three years ago by attorney Amy Peterson, the Rebel Nell jewelry line is committed to fighting joblessness in Detroit by employing impoverished women and providing them with additional resources to help them succeed, Refinery 29 writes. Peterson told the media outlet that she finds most of the women at a local shelter who were either escaping physical or emotional abuse or were in financial trouble. Her company also provides monthly financial-literacy classes, wellness classes, legal aid and housing resources with the goal of getting the women out of the shelter within two months after they’ve begun work.

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