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Green Jobs Pioneer Van Jones Praises Roots of Success

Green Jobs Pioneer Van Jones Praises Roots of Success

“Roots of Success is the missing ingredient in the green collar jobs landscape: an accessible curriculum that helps people break the cycle of poverty by providing needed job and academic skills while empowering them to improve environmental and public health conditions in their communities. We are standing on the verge of a new economy and … Continue reading

Roots of Success Executive Director Presents Workshop at CWA’s Annual Youth Employment Conference

Roots of Success Executive Director Presents Workshop at CWA’s Annual Youth Employment Conference

Roots of Success Founder and Executive Director Dr. Raquel Pinderhughes returned today from a three-day trip to Southern California, where she attended the California Workforce Association’s annual Youth Conference and led a workshop on “The Missing Link in Connecting Youth with Green Jobs”. The conference, which wrapped up Thursday afternoon with a rousing address by Larry Robbin … Continue reading

South Africa Partner Green Talent Commits to ‘110% Green’ Flagship Project

South Africa Partner Green Talent Commits to ‘110% Green’ Flagship Project

Roots of Success’s partner in South Africa, Green Talent, has signed on as a Flagship Project to ‘110% Green‘ — an initiative of the Western Cape Government that is bringing together a total of 61 projects to mobilize citizens of the province to “commit and act in practical ways that have a positive impact on the province’s environmental and economic growth.”Green Talent will be supporting … Continue reading

Roots of Success Introduced to Inmates at London’s Wormwood Scrubs Prison

Roots of Success Introduced to Inmates at London’s Wormwood Scrubs Prison

Last week, staff from the Otesha Project UK began teaching Roots of Success to Inmates at London’s Wormwood Scrubs Prison. Tamsin Robertson and Hanna Thomas, Otesha’s Roots of Success instructors, spent the day in Wormwood Scrubs piloting the Fundamentals module with an enthusiastic group of inmates involved in the prison education program. Otesha received fantastic feedback from those who participated in the … Continue reading