Unique Fabrics: Weaving a Brighter Future for Baltimore

About Us

Our Mission

The Unique Fabrics community organization forges a path to wealth building for Baltimore City’s Black and Brown adults and youth through year-round employment opportunities, workforce development classes, financial literacy programs, and an extended support network that breaks the cycle of generational poverty and mass incarceration.

How You Can Help

Send Donation

Giving online has never been more secure, convenient or hassle-free with our one-click donation. We also do accept and check donations by mail.

Become a Volunteer

You can get involved today by becoming a Volunteer. Sign up and you will be joining a group of change-makers, a network strong enough to impact positive change in the lives of children.

Host a Program

If your school or community organization is interested in partnering with Unique Fabrics to bring one of our proven programs to the Youth and Families you serve please contact us.


What People Say

This program has saved my life, I didn’t have no plans for this summer and I’m sure I was going to head town the wrong road. But this program with Unique Fabrics has helped me and carried me throughout my summer break.

Youth Voices Matter Participant, Summer 2020

This program actually helped me choose to career path I want to take.

Information Technology Participant, Summer 2020



  • Information Technology
    In the Information Technology Program, led by Anthony Johnson and Gerald Purnell, youth learn the fundamentals of computer hardware and software applications. They explore careers in the lucrative field of information technology, learn to troubleshoot common IT problems, as well as vital communication and customer service skills. This program is a perfect primer for youngContinue reading “Information Technology”
  • Fashion Forward
    The Fashion Forward program, led by Milroy Harried and Heather Pearson, provides youth with a wide range of skills that introduces to career opportunities in the fashion and beauty industry as well as valuable life skills. In this hands-on, interactive program, youth learn apply basic sewing skills to create and modify apparel and accessories andContinue reading “Fashion Forward”
  • New Bethlehem Baptist Church
    We are extremely grateful and excited about our partnership with New Bethlehem Baptist Church in West Baltimore. Their support of the launch event for On Fertile Ground helped to make the event a huge success.

Work With Us

With the aim of helping as many people as possible, we are always looking for people with a passion for the community and skills to share. Please contact us for more info on how become a mentor, instructor, or community partner.