Chris Tilly

University of California, Los Angeles

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Professor of Urban Planning at the University of California, Los Angeles and Director of its Institute for Research on Labor and Employment

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Dov Charney, the founder and former CEO of American Apparel, built a brand partly around the fact that his clothes were made here in L.A. It was a great idea.

American Apparel and Manufacturing in L.A.

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