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The Value of Education

The Value of Education

Written by Alexandra James, Conservation Nursery Program Coordinator, and Bethany Shepler, Green Track Program Coordinator. Originally written for and posted by SPP.  Photos by Alexandra James Education is a core component of our mission. Our aim is to provide diverse...

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Welcoming New Roots Instructors!

Welcoming New Roots Instructors!

This post was written by Shohei Morita for Sustainable Prisons Project and originally appeared on their blog.   Note: please be aware that at least one individual featured in this story and images has victims who are concerned about re-victimization; any sharing...

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Sticking with Success

Sticking with Success

Text by Joslyn Rose Trivett, SPP Education and Outreach Manager originally written for an by SPP Photos by Joslyn Rose Trivett and Bethany Shepler Note: please be aware that three individuals featured in this story have victims who are concerned about...

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First Graduates in 4 Years!

First Graduates in 4 Years!

By Bethany Shepler, SPP Green Track Program Coordinator. Originally written for and posted on SPP.  We’re so excited to announce that Mission Creek Corrections Center for Women (MCCCW) just graduated their first Roots of Success (Roots) course since 2015! Five...

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Letter From One of the Roots Master Trainers

Letter From One of the Roots Master Trainers

By Bethany Shepler, SPP Green Track Program Coordinator and Eugene Youngblood, Roots of Success Master Instructor. Originally written for and posted by SPP.  I recently had the pleasure of meeting one of our Master Trainers for Roots of Success in Washington State,...

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Roots of Success Presents at Bioneers Panel

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

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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