Roots of Success Graduate Awarded Pearson Prize In Recognition of Outstanding Community Work

Roots of Success Graduate Awarded Pearson Prize In Recognition of Outstanding Community Work

We are thrilled to recognize yet another landmark achievement by outstanding Roots of Success graduate Jamela Brown. Jamela, who completed Roots of Success in 2010 while participating in the San Mateo Green Jobs Academy, and recently finished a year-long internship at the NASA Ames Research Center, was  selected as a 2013 Fellow of the Pearson Prize for Higher … Continue reading

Message from the Founder

Message from the Founder

“Roots of Success is more than a curriculum, it is an empowering experience. It prepares youth and adults to think critically about environmental problems and solutions, strengthens their academic and labor market skills, develops leadership, and helps them understand how dignified, meaningful, and community-serving green work is.” – Raquel Pinderhughes, Professor of Urban Studies and Planning, San Francisco State University

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

Energy Efficiency Organization President Applauds Impact of Roots of Success

Energy Efficiency Organization President Applauds Impact of Roots of Success

“Through Roots of Success our job seekers are better prepared for ‘Energy Efficiency Technician’ and related technical courses they take from Association for Energy Affordability, and for success in energy efficiency jobs.” -David Hepinstall, President of the Association for Energy Affordability