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New Instructors Trained at PowerCorps PHL

In October 2018 we had the opportunity to train three more staff members at PowerCorpsPHL to teach Roots of Success in their program. This will allow PowerCorpsPHL to continue offering Roots of Success as part of the six-month green job-training program...

Teacher Spotlight: Lawrence and Aram

This week we have a chance to focus on Green City Force. This photo shows two of star teachers at Green City Force, Aram Marcelle and Lawrence Harris, teaching a Roots of Success class to participants in their program. Green City Force is an AmeriCorps...

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...

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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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...

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