Get Engaged

Getting Excited to Learn About the Issues in Your Community.

This is first step in the Roots & Shoots formula.

Getting inspired is the first step to realizing your potential to make change. There are so many ways you can make a difference and your journey starts today! From taking action in your local community to helping shape a better world, this is the place to begin.

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Learn About Dr. Jane's Journey

From a girl with a dream to a woman with a mission.
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See example project timelines below:

LESSONS & ACTIVITIES
READING ACTIVITYRead "Me…Jane" by Patrick McDonnell to learn about young Dr. Jane. Assign group members a different short story from Dr. Jane’s childhood and have them perform the story to the rest of the class!
ART ACTIVITYTaking time to reflect will be important throughout your campaign. Use this "Drawing Quotes" activity to illustrate favorite quotations from famous leaders.
VIRTUAL ACTIVITYDo you want to see Gombe National Park for yourself? Take a virtual tour of Dr. Jane's "community!" Click here to step inside Dr. Jane's world.

Roots & Shoots Toolkit

You can reference the Roots & Shoots Formula Toolkit for more detailed descriptions of each step.
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Check Out Step 2: Observe

When you have finished Step 1: Get Engaged, it's time to check out the next step in the Roots & Shoots 4-Step Formula.
Step 2: Observe
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