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Roots & Shoots NYLC Member Aislinn shares about the support system you can find in fellow activists, how to find them, and why it matters

A new resource to help educators visualize a timeline for their Roots & Shoots service campaigns.

Roots & Shoots Australia Youth Coordinator and Youth Blogger International Correspondent Jane K. shares 5 last-minute ideas for celebrating the International Day of Peace on September 21

Youth Blogger and NYLC Member Zoe P. shares how “small” actions can make a big difference.

Summer intern Kelsey Frenkiel reflects on her work with Roots & Shoots and why it's important to get creative and give more than 100%.

Broadway Producer Lindsay Meck revives her old play about Dr. Jane and brings it to the Roots & Shoots community.

The Project of the Month award recognizes and celebrates Roots & Shoots members who have gone above and beyond the call of duty.

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U.S. High Schoolers, have you started your application to the 2016 #RootsandShoots National Youth Leadership Council? We're waiting! :)
Show us how your #RootsandShoots group celebrated #PeaceDay 2015! Share your best photo(s) in the comments and make sure you tell us your Roots & Shoots group's name and where you're located!
Dr. Jane (and Mr. H!) visited Roots & Shooters at Boulder County Jail this past weekend. Click to learn more about this unique Roots & Shoots group, led by Marc Bekoff.
Thought you missed your chance to get Dan Piraro's cartoon on a t-shirt? You didn't! They're back and we're sending a big THANK YOU to Dan for donating 20% of t-shirt sales to Roots & Shoots (that's YOU!).
Aislinn S., a member of the U.S. #RootsandShoots National Youth Leadership Council shares how to find your "activist soulmates" (and why it's so important to have them). **We know one way to find them, apply to join Aislinn on the NYLC! Applications for the 2016 NYLC are available at**
In honor of #WorldVegetarianDay, read about Dr. Jane and Mr. H's new travel companion, Cow!
U.S. High Schoolers, applications to join the 2016 #RootsandShoots National Youth Leadership Council are now open. Help us carry on #JaneGoodall's mission to make the world a better place for people, animals, and the environment. Learn more at Applications are due November 1.
Applications for the 2016 #RootsandShoots US National Youth Leadership Council will be open to US high schoolers starting October 1! Do you have what it takes to be the youth voice of the #JaneGoodall Institute? Applications will be due November 1. Visit for more information.
#RootsandShoots Group Leaders & Educators, not sure where to start with your service campaign? We've put together some new resources to help you visualize your campaign timeline. Check out the 10-week and 25-week example campaign timelines:
September's #RootsandShoots #ProjectoftheMonth comes from Washington Elementary School in Taichung, Taiwan! The Washington Roots & Shoots group organized a project to help the local and endangered Collared Scops Owl community. Inspired by #JaneGoodall and a local owl biologist, the Roots & Shoots group constructed owl nesting boxes specific to the needs of the Collared Scops Owl. This group has made a difference by improving human interactions with the local owl community and by providing the endangered owls with a safe space to nest. Read more and watch their adorable project video at