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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Starting the School Year Strong

It’s that time of year... the air is crisp, the leaves are starting to change, and the kids are back to school! For many families this time of year is an exciting one, but  the reality of back to school for struggling families often looks different.
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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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Improving Our Credit with Lending Circles

For many people living in poverty, a lack of stable financial resources almost ensure that one will fall behind and have difficult decisions ahead. We know that a less-than-great credit score can have a detrimental impact, so we found a solution.
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Seeking Refuge: Partnering with Freedom House Detroit

In response to the mistreatment of refugees in our current political climate, we wanted to find a way to help + serve women impacted by refugee crises around the world. Our friends at Freedom House Detroit are the perfect partnership for this.
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Co-Founder Diana Joins the Team Full-Time

Six years ago, Amy and I had an idea to start a business that would provide employment opportunities to disadvantaged women in our community. In the beginning days, we dreamt big and often thought of what Rebel Nell c...
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