Roots & Shoots First Campaign Milestone!

After three months of successful service projects, Roots & Shoots' One Million Hours of Service campaign is proud to announce that as of January 2012,

Roots & Shoots' First Campaign Milestone

In October 2011, the Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots team launched the 2011-2012 Global Youth Campaign, One Million Hours of Service.

Roots & Shoots is Truly Global!

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Roots & Shoots Map Stories!

Use this map to explore and discover a sampling of Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots projects from around the world.


Youth Leader Spotlight: Adrienne Bermingham

Adrienne Bermingham was selected by the Jane Goodall Institute to serve as the 2011-2012 Youth Leadership Fellow and to support the Institute’s environmental and humanitarian youth program, Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots. Adrienne travels around the United States and abroad helping spread Dr. Goodall’s hopeful message that young people, when given the tools and motivation, can indeed change theworld. Through presentations, workshops and trainings, Adrienne is helping the Jane Goodall Institute inspire and engage the next generation of leaders today.

Winter Park, FL: Making a Difference: An Evening with Dr. Jane Goodall

Apr 19 2012

7:30 p.m.



On April 19, 2012, Dr. Goodall will give a keynote speech at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida

Rome, Italy: Dr. Goodall to receive the Grand Officer of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic

Nov 24 2011

On November 24, 2011, Dr. Goodall will be awarded by Giorgio Napolitano, the president of the Italian Republic, as Grand Officer of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic, in recognition of her pioneering work. The award will be presented in Rome by the President of the Republic’s Councelor Magistrate Dr. Elio Berarducci during a ceremony in Villa Wolkonsky, the official residence of British Ambassador Christopher Prentice. Dr. Goodall is in Italy for a three day tour of meetings and public engagements taking place in Milan, Rome and Naples.

London, UK: An Evening with Dr. Jane Goodall: In the Shadow of Man

Dec 1 2011

7:30 p.m.

On December 1, 2011, Dr. Goodall will present a talk in London hosted by Abercrombie & Kent and Duncan Lawrie.

In her speech, Dr. Goodall will bring her audience into the world of the Gombe chimpanzees?from her early observations and experiences to the latest news and stories from the field.

Milan, Italy: Dr. Goodall's Public Keynote Lecture

Nov 25 2011

10:30 a.m.

On November 25, 2011, Dr. Goodall will give a public keynote lecture focused on her international youth service program, Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots, in Milan, Italy.

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