This article was originally posted on "Broadly" - to view their article click here For the vast majority of Americans, cars are essential—which means that auto mechanics, who are often misogynist, homophobic, and transphobic, have a lot of power. Seattle's Repair Revolution garage is trying to change that. When one thinks
Listen to our Podcast: http://mynorthwest.com/539538/seattle-repair-revolution/ Seattle’s Eli Allison always loved cars, even before opening the now iconic Repair Revolution. But when Allison tried to get work as a technician at an auto shop, in a classically male-dominated industry, it wasn’t easy. “It was like a time machine back to the ’50s,”
"I’ve spent the past seven years really just trying to disrupt the industry with radical transparency and by creating this welcoming safe-space for LGBTQ folks especially, and for women," said Eli Allison, owner of Repair Revolution. "(I want to) really change the experiences that customers have and the experiences that technicians have working in the industry."
From becoming LGBTBE Certified, to winning the GSBA & Wells Fargo Fellowship, and attending this year's NGLCC Conference in Tampa, Florida, GSBA and Repair Revolution have thrived together ever since Repair Revolution first opened its doors in 2012.
We were featured in Stackedd Magazine!! Check it out here (Transcript Below) By Jamie Felton · On August 11, 2015 photos (c) Parvaneh Angus Long May You Run: Auto Repair Revolution Aims to Empower Drivers Down in SODO, there exists the auto repair shop of your dreams. Every time my car breaks down,
Repair Revolution – 1 Year After IMPACT Pitch WinBy: Business Impact NW - 10/6/2018 Read about Auto Repair Revolution in IMPACT NW article - an amazing auto repair shop! https://businessimpactnw.org/repair-revolution/