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Roots of Success Presents at Bioneers Panel

Roots of Success’s Executive Director, Raquel Pinderhughes, was part of a panel focused on “Environmental Literacy for All” moderated by Craig Strang, Associate Director of the Lawrence Hall of Science. Other panelists included: Carl Anthony (Founder of...

Five Keys Charter School Adds New Roots of Success Instructors

On Thursday, October 19th, we had the opportunity to train 15 instructors to teach Roots of Success in Five Keys schools and programs. Established by the San Francisco Sheriff’s Department in 2003 as the first charter school in the nation to operate inside...

Roots of Success at MCCF WorkSource Center

This week (October 2017) we deepened our partnership with the MCCF WorkSource Montgomery Center, located in Montgomery County, Maryland, when we trained and certified MCCF staff to offer Roots of Success to men and women incarcerated in the Montgomery...

Roots of Success Presents at Bioneers Panel

Roots of Success’s Executive Director, Raquel Pinderhughes, was part of a panel focused on “Environmental Literacy for All” moderated by Craig Strang, Associate Director of the Lawrence Hall of Science. Other panelists included: Carl Anthony (Founder of...

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Webinar with The Corps Network

This month (October 2017) we had the pleasure of conducting a webinar to introduce members of The Corps Network (TCN) to Roots of Success. TCN’s work is very much aligned with our mission, which is to prepare youth and adults who have been failed by the...

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Behind the Wall: Never Stop Dreaming

December 2016 NEVER STOP DREAMING! by: C.D.Walrond "Never stop dreaming!" Words I told to a disheartened student during the A.M. session of the Roots of Success class that I am an instructor for. It is so easy to lose heart and therefore lose focus when it appears...

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Behind the Wall: Breaking that Barrier

October 13, 2016 I received my Graduation Certificate for the spring 2016 Roots of Success program here at Stafford Creek this morning. I have been waiting to write you until it was “official”. I’d been hesitating because I wasn’t yet sure that I had not been dreaming...

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