American Apparel and Footwear Association

we wear results

AAFA is an influential voice for the U.S. apparel and footwear industry on Capitol Hill and around the world.

in the spotlight

Check out AAFA's events across the topics of trade, intellectual property and brand protection, supply chain, and more. Events Calendar > 

legislative action

Now is the time to contact Congress to tell them why you oppose the Border Adjustment Tax. Click here to send an email to your elected representatives urging action on trade.

Get Involved

There are many ways for AAFA members to become more engaged in the public policy issues that impact your business.  We invite you to explore these options listed below.

legislative action center

Use our Legislative Action Center to contact your member of Congress or your senator on issues important to you.
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join a committee

Joining an AAFA committee is one way to ensure you maximize your membership and stay up to speed on issues.
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request for comments

Before the government implements changes to various compliance processes, agencies often solicit comments.  Tell the government how you will be impacted.
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apparel foundation

In the event of disaster or emergency, AAFA activists our Apparel Foundation to help facilitate product donations with our charity partners.
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ClothesPAC is the federal political action committee (PAC) of AAFA. It is a critical advocacy tool that aggregates personal contributions from eligible AAFA employees, board members, and member executives in order to provide financial support for federally elected officials who support our policy goals. 
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AAFA education foundation

Since its creation in 1968, the AAFA Education Foundation has awarded scholarships to the sharpest, brightest, and most creative students in the academic world to acheive new heights in the fashion industry.