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ROMWE Partners With Create Now to help at-risk youth in Los Angeles design their future and has funded 5 art programs for students throughout 2021

November 1, 2021 GMT
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LOS ANGELES, Nov. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Global retailer, ROMWE has partnered with Create Now, introducing “The Next Class of Creators, Now” ROMWE’s initiative with Create Now to help at-risk youth design their future. ROMWE funded 4 arts courses this summer for local students in an effort to develop mentee’s skills in graphic design, illustration, jewelry making and knitting/crocheting, guiding them in personal expression and refining their technical skills. To wrap the year’s partnership with Create Now, ROMWE will be a sponsor for Create Now’s private 2021 Holiday Party on December 11th in Los Angeles.

Each year Create Now hosts a Holiday Party like no other for the underprivileged children they work with. The events celebrate the holidays with different communities, diversities and artistic expression with young children from group homes, less fortunate communities and shelters all throughout LA County.

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Kids at this event will enjoy holiday themed activities such as…

  • Arts & Craft / Snowman building
  • Jewelry Making
  • Ornament decorating
  • Karaoke / Music
  • Tee shirt designing
  • Holiday movie
  • And much more

All kids will also be provided with a warm meal, snacks, and toys/gifts from Santa himself! With 2021 being such a rough year for everyone, ROMWE and Create Now want to ensure the kid’s year ends on a high note.

ROMWE’s mission is to empower the arts within local communities for the youth of tomorrow. In 2020, ROMWE rolled out the #ROMWEcreators program, giving young emerging designers the opportunity to take their designs to the next level (we’re talking global exposure, here!) with an exclusive ROMWE capsule collection. By featuring their artwork on ROMWE’s global platform, with over millions of users, ROMWE hopes to inspire both talented artists and newfound fans around the world.

Supporting the arts and sponsoring these hands-on art programs has allowed children that have had limited access to the arts and creative activities for too long and allowed them to explore personal expression.

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Graphic Design

Knitting & Crocheting

June 22 - July 20

August 9 - September 4

Beth Nesbitt at Venice Senior High School

Comunidad César Chavez/LA Family Housing


Knitting taught by: Franke Santos


Crochet taught by: David Orozco



Jewelry Making

Fashion Illustration

July 13 - August 5

October 20 - November 16

Lili Flor at Comunidad Cesar Chavez

Crystal Star Orozco & Ginger Alleyne at Aviva

BE FUN, BE UNIQUE, BE ROMWE

#ROMWEnextGen #ROMWEcreators #ROMWEback2school

For more information, please contact:

Amanda MacNeil: amanda@sheingroup.com

About ROMWE:

Built to outfit the next generation, ROMWE has the latest trends for every aesthetic, from streetwear to E-girl. Think- an endless range of apparel, accessories, buzzworthy gadgets and the latest in home & lifestyle. Discover new things you didn’t know you needed, stay inspired with fresh content, and never check out without a promo code. Be fun, be unique, be ROMWE

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About #ROMWEcreators: Application HERE

About Create Now: Create Now’s mission is to empower at-risk and high-risk youth and young adults from ages 3 to 24 through a variety of arts programs in multiple disciplines that help them to heal and thrive. Our goal is to introduce them to the power of arts, and learn skills that can lead to jobs and careers. We focus on youth who are homeless, in foster care, on probation, or experiencing other severe challenges. Create Now has reached more than 50,000 youth in 24 years.

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