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Raquel Pinderhughes Shares Insights on Building Community Wealth

Roots of Success’ executive director Raquel Pinderhughes was one of 34 people to be interviewed for the Democracy Collaborative’s latest project. She shared her experience community organizing and using environmental education to overcome socio-economic barriers through Roots of Success. Her extensive experience working towards a more equitable economy is one piece of a democratizing movement … Continue reading

Green Jobs Pioneer Van Jones Praises Roots of Success

Green Jobs Pioneer Van Jones Praises Roots of Success

“Roots of Success is the missing ingredient in the green collar jobs landscape: an accessible curriculum that helps people break the cycle of poverty by providing needed job and academic skills while empowering them to improve environmental and public health conditions in their communities. We are standing on the verge of a new economy and … Continue reading

Roots of Success Executive Director Presents Workshop at CWA’s Annual Youth Employment Conference

Roots of Success Executive Director Presents Workshop at CWA’s Annual Youth Employment Conference

Roots of Success Founder and Executive Director Dr. Raquel Pinderhughes returned today from a three-day trip to Southern California, where she attended the California Workforce Association’s annual Youth Conference and led a workshop on “The Missing Link in Connecting Youth with Green Jobs”. The conference, which wrapped up Thursday afternoon with a rousing address by Larry Robbin … Continue reading

South Africa Partner Green Talent Commits to ‘110% Green’ Flagship Project

South Africa Partner Green Talent Commits to ‘110% Green’ Flagship Project

Roots of Success’s partner in South Africa, Green Talent, has signed on as a Flagship Project to ‘110% Green‘ — an initiative of the Western Cape Government that is bringing together a total of 61 projects to mobilize citizens of the province to “commit and act in practical ways that have a positive impact on the province’s environmental and economic growth.”Green Talent will be supporting … Continue reading