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WA Inmate Reflects on Experience Teaching Roots of Success for First Time

WA Inmate Reflects on Experience Teaching Roots of Success for First Time

In the article linked below Michael, a Washington State Penitentiary inmate, reflects on his experience as a newly trained Roots of Success Instructor: http://sustainabilityinprisons.org/blog/2013/05/01/root-view-my-experience-as-a-new-roots-of-success-instructor/ Roots of Success “lights a path toward hope” Michael explains “it paints a picture of a conflict that, for once, is not only winnable, but will have no losers at all.” 21 inmates and … Continue reading

Mission High School Students to Earn College Credits for Taking Roots of Success

Mission High School Students to Earn College Credits for Taking Roots of Success

Earlier this week, eight teachers from  Mission High School were certified to teach Roots of Success during a training near their campus in San Francisco, CA. The newly trained instructors will begin offering Roots of Success to students at Mission High later this month, and we are thrilled to announce that we have succeeded in creating a university-credit-bearing course for those … Continue reading

New Instructors Certified in Houston, Texas

New Instructors Certified in Houston, Texas

Last month 13 new instructors were certified to teach Roots of Success during a day-long training in Huston, TX for the Lone Star College System — the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area, and the fastest-growing community college system in Texas. Community College leaders hope that Roots of Success for Social Entrepreneurs … Continue reading

New Instructors Certified in the Black Belt Region of Alabama

New Instructors Certified in the Black Belt Region of Alabama

Over the weekend, on Saturday, October 6, 2012, 16 new instructors were certified to teach Roots of Success during a day-long training in historic Gee’s Bend, Alabama — a geographically isolated community in which many local women have supported themselves by producing distinctively styled quilts since the 19th century. The training, organized by Sustainable Rural Regenerative Enterprises for Families (SURREF,) … Continue reading

Goodwill Oklahoma Celebrates 20th Roots of Success Class

Goodwill Oklahoma Celebrates 20th Roots of Success Class

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Last week, Goodwill Industries of Central Oklahoma (GICO) announced the completion of their 20th Roots of Success course. The eleven receiving certification (pictured above) join a total of 169 trainees who have successfully complete the nationally recognized Roots of Success program since GICO first began integrating environmental literacy into their recycling tech trainings two years ago. The … Continue reading

London Calling: Roots of Success in the UK!

London Calling: Roots of Success in the UK!

A group of 14 young people in the UK have successfully completed their country’s first Roots of Success class and will graduate next week from a program co-sponsored by The Otesha Project and The Prince’s Trust in London, England. Otesha, which means “reason to dream” in Swahili, is teaching Roots of Success as part of the organization’s work to empower … Continue reading