Maker Faire Bay Area 2014

How Can the Maker Movement Create Jobs and Address Textile Waste?

DayStart TimeEnd TimeLocationsVideo Coverage
Saturday1:00 PM1:30 PMTextile Talk Lounge
Sunday1:00 PM1:30 PMTextile Talk LoungeNo Video Available

Coming Home Goods is a social enterprise that upcycles textile waste into beautiful home furnishings and employs the formerly incarcerated. Its founder, Paula Luu will discuss how the maker movement can make a positive impact in the community by diverting waste from our landfills and creating jobs for those who need it most.



Paula Luu — Founder & CEO

Coming Home Goods

Paula is the founder of Coming Home Goods, a social enterprise which upcycles vintage textiles into one-of-a-kind home furnishings and provides employment opportunities for the formerly incarcerated.