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There's a lot that goes into Fashion Week's non-show aspects, and we don't mean thousands of people fretting about what to wear. As NYFW prepares to adjust to its first season at Lincoln Center, producers are trying to involve the surrounding residential community—especially since the glamourfest bumps up against a multi-acre public housing complex. Festival organizers hope to make jobs and internships available to NYC Housing Authority residents, and educational programs are already being put in place. Later this week, over one hundred teenagers will get to learn about an array of fashion jobs available from a panel of professionals including designer Rachel Roy. Style and class? Sounds like the move 23 blocks up is working well already. [WSJ]