30 Years of Roots & Shoots

Celebrate 30 Years of World-Changing Youth Power
HOPE | ACTION | CONNECTION

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Join us in celebrating 30 years of Roots & Shoots by taking on the issues that matter most to YOUth.

We’re SO excited to be celebrating 30 years of Roots & Shoots on Feb 19th 2021 and all year long! Young people are not just the future, you are the present and have the power to shape a better tomorrow, today. And we don’t just believe that, we know it, because of all the incredible things young people have accomplished in all 50 states and over 60 countries for the last 30 years of impact. This year marks three decades of hope, action, and connection led by young people creating a better world for all – but it’s only the beginning for 30 more years of change, and beyond.

Join the celebration! Tune in this November for a very special global Awards Ceremony…

Happy 30th Birthday Roots & Shoots from Dr. Jane!

Roots & Shoots 30th Anniversary Campaign Awards

Applications are now closed - Tune in this November for the Global Awards Ceremony!

About the 30th Anniversary of Roots & Shoots

In 2021, we celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Roots & Shoots, a program of the Jane Goodall Institute. It all began on Jane Goodall’s front porch in Tanzania, when a group of students told her they felt powerless thinking about the problems all around them. Jane encouraged them to use their voices and ideas to address the issues they saw, head on. Roots & Shoots was born.

As we reflect on the global impact of this extraordinary and singular youth movement, we look to the horizon and continue to empower the young people creating the roadmap of a better future for all. Roots & Shoots changemakers have done incredible things over the last 30 years through their powerful community projects, you’re already changing the world! But this year is going to be HUGE – this is your chance to be part of something extraordinary by helping to create the roadmap for that brighter future. Join us as we do 30,000 projects making a difference for people, other animals, and the planet we share in 2021 – and for the next 30+ years!

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