Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots is the youth-led community action and learning program of the Jane Goodall Institute. The program builds on the legacy and vision of Dr. Jane Goodall to place the power and responsibility for creating community-based solutions to big challenges in the hands of the young people. Through the program, young people map their community to identify specific challenges their neighborhoods face.
Initiative includes video contest for grants to support projects that protect wildlife and wild places.
This week, the National Youth Leadership Council (NYLC) of Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots, JGI’s global environmental and humanitarian youth program, launched a new US-based initiative seeking to protect the country’s network of national parks.
For nearly a decade, the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) has supported efforts to empower youth on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota through the Institute’s Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots program.