This is why I wear Levis

Posted on 27 May 2009 at 1:16pm

From a press release that just came in from Levi Strauss Foundation:

SAN FRANCISCO (May 27, 2009) – The Levi Strauss Foundation today announced that it will make a $25,000 donation to the National Center For Lesbian Rights (NCLR) and $25,000 to The San Francisco LGBT Community Center (“The Center”).  The Levi Strauss Foundation is providing this support for efforts to achieve full and equal access to civil and human rights for all. …

Robert Haas, president of the Levi Strauss Foundation, said, “The Levi Strauss Foundation and Levis Strauss & Co. have a proud history of promoting equal rights and fighting for social justice dating back to the 1940s when the company integrated our sewing plants.”

Haas continued,  “We’re making this commitment to these leading equal rights organizations because they are at the forefront of vital legal, public policy, community-building work to promote social justice. This is a critical time for businesses, community organizations and citizens to join together to achieve equal rights for all.”

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