Youth

2011 Excellence in Education Award - Renée Gunther

The 2011 Jane Goodall Global Leadership Awards were presented on September 24, 2011. This year's winner for the Excellence in Education Award was Renée Gunther. This award recognizes a teacher who exhibits leadership and excellence in his or her work to help preserve our natural world, protect animals and benefit our human community.

2011 Roots & Shoots Youth Leadership Award - Lauren Gibson & Adam Anthony

The 2011 Jane Goodall Global Leadership Awards were presented on September 24, 2011. This year's winners for the Roots & Shoots Youth Leadership Award were Lauren Gibson from Carmel, Ind. and Adam Anthony from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. This award honors an individual (aged 13-26) who demonstrates leadership and excellence through his or her work to help preserve and protect our natural world.

Get Your Summit On!

This September, Dr. Jane Goodall’s global environmental and humanitarian youth program Roots & Shoots will be hosting their second annual North America Training Summit. The Summit will bring together experts in service learning, communities and conservation and youth mentoring for two days of in depth training for educators, community leaders and other professionals.

Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots Presents 2nd Annual North America Training Summit

October 21 – 22, 2011
Omni Royal Orleans Hotel
New Orleans, LA

http://www.rootsandshoots.org/summit2011
Facebook Event: http://on.fb.me/fbrsnats

 

Are you a teacher who is interested in incorporating opportunities for your students with your classroom curriculum?

Do you have students who want to learn about and impact the world beyond their textbooks?

Roots & Shoots Summit

It’s my favorite time of the year—leaves are turning and it’s time for the Roots & Shoots North
America Summit. I love our Summits because Roots & Shoots members know that giving back
should be fun. More than just a conference, the yearly event is a celebration of the community
impact that members have through their projects and volunteering.

JGI Celebrates International Youth Day - August 12, 2011

Join the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) and Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots as we celebrate International Youth Day!

For the past two decades, Dr. Jane Goodall and JGI have supported the efforts of young people across the globe who are making this world a better place for people, animals and the environment through Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots, JGI’s international youth program.

 

New Orleans, LA: Roots & Shoots North America Training Summit

Oct 21 2011

Starting at 8:00 a.m.

From October 21 to 22, 2011, the Jane Goodall Institute will host the second annual Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots North America Training Summit for community leaders and service learning professionals.

Through fun, interactive workshops and activities, the Summit provides participants with opportunities to:

Celebrating Peace for All – People, Animals and the Environment

Each year, with Dr. Jane as a United Nations Messenger of Peace, Roots & Shoots members celebrate their projects, and how their impacts are creating peace for all – people, animals and the environment. 

Write the Next Chapter of Hope for Endangered Species

Around the globe, as many species are at a crossroads, Roots & Shoots members are doing projects to raise awareness about endangered species and the importance of biodiversity. 

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