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Welcome Success Center to the Roots of Success community

San Francisco is known for having a highly educated population. Yet despite its reputation, approximately 50% of African American and Latino high school students in the city test below proficient in language arts skills, and an astonishing 85% test below proficient in...
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Rising Sun Energy Center brings Roots of Success to their GETS program

This week, we had the opportunity to train and certify three instructors working in Rising Sun Energy Center’s Green Energy Training Services (GETS) program to teach Roots of Success to twenty women enrolled in their program. GETS is a pre-apprenticeship job training...
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Tricyle’s Urban Agriculture Certificate & Fellowship Program trained in Roots of Success

This week we had the opportunity to train staff working in Tricyle’s Urban Agriculture Certificate & Fellowship Program in Richmond, Virginia.  This eleven-month long intensive training program allows participants to earn a Certificate in Urban Agriculture...
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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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