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Rebel Nell: Designing Against Defiant Odds

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Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum  Search this
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Published Date:
Mon, 02 Jan 2017 11:00:09 +0000
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By the People
jewelry
community
social enterprise
women and design
graffiti
financial education
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<img width="500" height="312" src="http://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/feature-image.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large wp-post-image" alt="feature image" style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;" srcset="http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/feature-image-300x187.jpg 300w, http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/feature-image-170x106.jpg 170w, http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/feature-image.jpg 500w" sizes="(max-width: 500px) 100vw, 500px" />Amy Peterson, a Detroit lawyer, envisioned Rebel Nell—an enterprise that creates unique jewelry from scrap pieces of graffiti—after moving next to one of Detroit’s shelters. While walking her dog, she began talking to women she met, and after listening to their stories and challenges, Peterson started a social enterprise with a vision to help women...
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