The Rebel’s Blog

Turning the Page: Learning from Social Enterprise More Than Words

This year T.E.A. was presented with an opportunity to study a well-known social enterprise called More Than Words. To say they’ve learned a thing or two about running a social enterprise would be an understatement.
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Detroit at Work: Workforce Development in the City

Lately you’ve heard Detroit’s going through a ‘workforce shortage’ - not enough qualified workers for company positions. It’s our belief that businesses have a responsibility to provide accessible employment opportunities for all.
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Social Enterprise: Putting People First

When Diana and I created the concept for Rebel Nell, we had never heard of a social enterprise. We started with a vision to create a company that would teach a woman to fish, but it was not the normal company evolution.
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The One Where Rebel Nell Opens a Retail Store

It’s finally here! After 6 years in business, Rebel Nell is so excited to announce we are finally opening a retail store right here in Detroit with our lovely friends at York Project. Learn more + join us for the Grand Opening!
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Sustainable Summer Style Guide

Whether you’re off on a day trip to Belle Isle and Eastern Market or taking a weekend road trip up north, we’ve rounded up a collection of sustainable summer essentials so you can shop guilt-free for the rest of Detroit’s best season. 
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Homelessness in the Summer

While it’s common to shudder at the thought of experiencing homelessness in the bitter winters, being homeless in the summer presents its own challenges too. Lack of access to shade and water create dangerous situations in the summer.
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