Tag: namesake


Who Is Hazel?

Being green, an environmentally-themed name was the obvious choice for our newest carry bag! ‘Hazel’ is in reference to Hazel M. Johnson (1935-2011), who is considered to be the mother of environmental justice. Hazel and her family lived in a housing project called Altgeld Gardens Homes in Chicago’s South Side, managed by the Chicago Housing…Read more

Who Is Felisa?

Felisa Rincón de Gautier is the namesake behind our newest Carry Bag print. Affectionately known to the public as Doña Fela, she became the first female mayor of a capital city in the Americas as Mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico. She termed her political philosophy “benevolent maternalism” and dedicated her efforts to the distribution…Read more