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Happy Birthday Paolo Freire!

Happy Birthday Paolo Freire!

The teaching approach we use in the Roots of Success program is inspired by the work of Brazilian educator and activist Paulo Freire. Freire’s pedagogy of literacy education involves not only reading the word, but also reading the world. This involves the development...

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Welcome new ROS team member Shruti!

Welcome new ROS team member Shruti!

Shruti Sreenath is the Product Manager and Project Lead for Course Migration at Roots of Success. Her work focuses on content migration and improving user experience for the Roots of Success Online Version. She has a wide range of experience in Technology Management...

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Meet the Team: Kathleen

Meet the Team: Kathleen

Our impact at Roots of Success depends on the work, dedication, energy, love, and passion of our team, especially our volunteers. This week we are spotlighting Kathleen, one of our Roots of Success en Español team members. Read more to learn about Kathleen and her...

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Meet the Team: Florencia

Meet the Team: Florencia

Our impact at Roots of Success depends on the work, dedication, energy, love, and passion of our team, especially our volunteers. This week we are spotlighting Florencia, one of our Roots of Success en Español team members. Read more to learn about Florencia and her...

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Earth Day 2021: Taylor Lake Cleanup

Earth Day 2021: Taylor Lake Cleanup

The following is written by Jaime Armour, who graduated from Roots of Success at Coffee Creek Correctional Facility. Jaime was able to return to her community in The Dalles, Oregon in 2019. In these blog posts, she will be providing us with updates about how she’s...

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Outside the Wall: Enjoying the View

Outside the Wall: Enjoying the View

The following was written by Grady Mitchell. Grady is a Roots of Success instructor, master trainer, and Advisory Board member, and recently joined us as Corrections and Reentry Outreach Coordinator. Grady was incarcerated in Washington state prisons for 37 years and...

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