Learn the Brand: IMPACT APPAREL

Impact Apparel


LEARNtheBrand Impact Apparel is a clothing line that consists of limited edition fashion T-shirts that includes unique designs that focus on rebranding the perception of learning and education from test-driven and rote memorization to meaningful, relevant and passion driven learning experiences. LEARNtheBrand Impact Apparel will not only visibly demonstrate the collective belief of passion driven education, but a portion of the proceeds will be donated to organizations that are providing meaningful learning experiences to learners of all ages.

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Visit LEARNtheBrand Impact Apparel at These Upcoming Events!

Hyde Park Handmade Artisan Bazaar and Farmer’s Market
Sunday, April 10, 2016
11:00am-4:00pm
Promontory Lounge, Second Floor (Behind Akira)
5311 S Lake Park West
Chicago, IL

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Hyde Park Handmade Artisan Bazaar and Farmer’s Market is a showcase of Hyde Park artisans and urban farms located in the Promontory's beautiful second floor music venue (behind the Akira). Meet dozens of amazing vendors at our indoor crafts and farmers market while listening to Hyde Park's finest deejays spinning jazzy, soulful soundtracks to your shopping. Admission is free, the bar is open, and brunch is being served downstairs, so make a day of it!


Learning Change Agent Winner!

With great excitement, Learning Dimensions is pleased to announce the winning Learning Change Agent for LEARNtheBrand Impact Apparel (Collection I)! After a 10 ten-day public voting round, the Learning Change Agent with the most votes was Jeffery Beckham, Jr. Mr. Beckham will receive $300.00 (the amount collected during our first collection) to further the transformative work he does in education. We congratulate Jeffery Beckham, Jr. and thank all of our Learning Change Agents for their commitment to education and transforming learning experiences. You can read Jeffery's complete interview here. The funds would not have been available if it were not for our Kiva Zip lenders, customers who purchased LEARNtheBrand Impact Apparel and our supporters.




Learning Dimensions Needs your Vote!

The time has come! It's time to vote for the Learning Change Agent and organization that will receive a portion of the profits received from LEARNtheBrand Impact Apparel's, Collection I. Look here to review the 10 Learning Change Agents featured during the first collection. Vote for the most innovative educational game changer today. LEARNtheBrand Impact Apparel consists of limited edition fashion apparel items (such as t-shirts, tank tops, sweatshirts, hoodies, and children's apparel) that include minimalist designs that cleverly represent statements regarding passion-driven learning. For more information about LEARNtheBrand Impact Apparel, you can watch our promotional video. As a socially conscious enterprise, a portion of the profits from sales are donated to organizations committed to changing the educational landscape.
Thank you for your support! Together we are change agents.


Learning Dimensions Needs your Vote!

VOTE for Learning Dimensions to be a Small Business Champion. SCORE’s Championship celebrates U.S. small businesses, and is made possible thanks to funding from Sam’s Club and The SCORE Foundation. One Grand Champion will win $25,000 and Learning Dimensions (the parent company of LEARNtheBrand Impact Apparel) could be the winner. Winning the grand prize will allow Learning Dimensions to expand and offer greater services to clients and customers (see profile when you click the link below). $1,000 Sam’s Club gift cards will also be awarded to two businesses from each state and the District of Columbia. Champions will be invited to a regional Training and Networking Event in Phoenix, Chicago, or Washington DC. in late March 2016. More importantly, SCORE will provide business mentorship to support Learning Dimensions'/LEARNtheBrand's work throughout the life of the business. Learning Dimension/LEARNtheBrand needs this support. Please consider voting for Learning Dimensions today! It only takes seconds to vote. You can go vote here!


LEARNtheBrand Impact Apparel is also a semi-finalist for the Idea Cafe grant! This $1000.00 grant will help fund a community engagement activity to connect Chicago communities to LEARNtheBrand Impact Apparel's education rebranding efforts. If we receive this grant, the money will be used to transform a public plaza in Chicago into a learning focused pop up shop. Click on the link to learn more and vote for LEARNtheBrand Impact Apparel. You can go vote here!
Thank you for your support! Together we are change agents.


Transforming Education One Shirt at A Time

Check out LEARNtheBrand Impact Apparel's Lookbook! Collection I LEARNtheBrand Impact Apparel is a clothing line that consists of limited edition fashion T-shirts (and other apparel and household items coming soon) that include unique designs that focus on rebranding the perception of learning and education from test-driven and rote memorization to meaningful, relevant and passion driven learning experiences. As a socially conscious enterprise, a portion of the profits will be donated to organizations that are providing meaningful and passion-driven learning experiences to learners of all ages. Click on the button below to access the lookbook!

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LEARNtheBrand Impact Apparel Pre-Soft Launch Sale! - August 25, 2015

We have good news! Threadless was able to make our manual online store available ahead of schedule. Be one of the first to purchase our limited edition shirts from our first collection during our pre-soft launch sale. LEARNtheBrand Impact Apparel line includes minimalists designs that cleverly represent statements regarding passion-driven learning. Join the movement! A portion of the profits received will be donated to organizations that are committed to providing learners of all ages opportunities to engage in transformative and meaningful learning experiences. Together we are change agents! Go to our online store today by clicking on the button above to purchase your shirt(s).







LEARNtheBrand Impact Apparel + Threadless - August 21, 2015

LEARNtheBrand Impact Apparel is pleased to announce that we will be partnering with Threadless, a Chicago-based t-shirt company committed to supporting the artist and educational community and has collaborated with companies such as Gap, Thermos as well as Dell in the past. We thank Threadless for creating and hosting our online store. The partnership with Threadless will allow us to increase the volume and variety of apparel items from t-shirts to hoodies, sweatshirts, phone cases as well a prints and canvases. This is beyond what we could have imagined. Stay tuned for the opening of our online store fueled by Threadless.





We are funded! - August 19, 2015

ALL GOOD THINGS COME TO AN END! WE ARE FULLY FUNDED! I am pleased to announce that LEARNtheBrand Impact Apparel Kiva Zip campaign, as of August 19, 2015 (11:38 CST), has been fully funded. We reached our $4000.00 goal! Roho Garcia and I would like to thank everyone who supported the project as lenders, sharers of our campaign link to their networks, and individuals who offered in-kind support. Gratitude to Karen McKay, the Kiva Zip fellow who assisted us throughout the process. So glad she did not allow me to walk away from her exposition table. Please consider to fund other people's Kiva Zip campaigns. The biggest shout out to BLUE1647 for endorsing the LEARNtheBrand Impact Apparel Line Kiva Zip campaign, Reid Hoffman the co-founder of LinkedIn for matching funds, and the entire BLUE1647 family for being our cheering squad. Something that became an idea at 3am in the morning is turning into a reality. Thank you for believing in Roho and I. Now, the real work begins. Stay tuned! Big news to share!
Photo Credit: Nikko Velazquez