TIMELINE

2018

THE AUTONOMOUS DESIGN UNION IS FORMED BY A NETWORK OF ARTISTS & TEXTILE WORKERS IN DETROIT, MI WHO NEEDED MORE OPPORTUNITIES TO COLLABORATE, TRAIN, AND CREATE OUTSIDE OF THE TRADITIONAL EMPLOYMENT MODELS AVAILABLE LOCALLY.

2019

BY THE SUMMER OF 2019, ADU HAD ESTABLISHED AN L3C (LIMITED, LOW-PROFIT LIABILITY COMPANY) WITH AN EDUCATIONAL RESIDENCY WITHIN A MANUFACTURING FACILITY PROVIDED BY FOUNDING MEMBER JACOB DOWN OF LOW STOCK CLOTHING (FKA JC DOWN MFG).

2020

2021

JANUARY

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