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NYLC Member Yanni explains how we can start a composting pile.

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

What can you do this Halloween to help orangutans and Indonesia's burning forests?

For several months, devastating forest fires have burned throughout Indonesia threatening humans and animals alike.

Roots & Shoots NYLC member Caroline G. talks about the different roles social media plays in our lives.

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

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Young innovators and entrepreneurs, apply to attend CGI U 2016, President Clinton’s initiative to engage the next generation of leaders on college campuses around the world. CGI U 2016 will take place at UC Berkeley from Friday, April 1 - Sunday, April 3, 2016. To be considered, all students must submit a Commitment to Action: a new, specific, and measurable initiative seeking to make a tangible impact on campus or around the world. Over $750,000 in funding opportunities will be available to select CGI U commitment-makers. The final application deadline is December 1, 2015.
ICYMI: The November "Branch Out" Newsletter is available! Watch a music video by Roots & Shootsers in 4th grade, read what JGI-Germany is doing for refugees, and see some exciting news about $200 mini-grants for your projects:
...and the winner is...GIPS ROOTS & SHOOTS! We asked YOU to send us your #RootsandShoots community maps and we're so grateful that you did. For one week, select maps were featured in our Fall Community Map Facebook Gallery Opening where we asked you to vote for your favorites. Today, we're pleased to announce that GIPS Roots & Shoots' map is the winner with more than 140 likes! Learn more about GIPS Roots & Shoots' service campaign and explore the map fullscreen:
Make sure you vote for your favorite #RootsandShoots community maps by liking them in our Facebook gallery! We'll announce the winner on Monday.
Cool news! Dr. Jane Goodall and the Jane Goodall Institute just announced a brand new blog: Jane Goodall's Good for All News (get it!?) Visit to check it out and bookmark it for your daily dose of hope.
Applications are now open to participate in the Jane Goodall Institute's Roots & Shoots International Volunteer Program which is currently placing volunteers in Tanzania and Uganda. Learn more about this unique opportunity to carry on Dr. Jane Goodall's work:
Don't forget to vote for your favorite maps by "liking" them in this gallery!
Here's a late addition to our gallery from @kelfok on Instagram! ZOOM IN & ZOOM OUT! See the full interactive map here:
We asked you to send us your #RootsandShoots community maps and here are some of our favorites! **CLICK "LIKE" TO VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITES!** Vote for YOUR favorite maps by "liking" them in this gallery. On November 23, we'll announce the winning map. Want to make your own community map and start a Roots & Shoots service campaign? Learn more about the Roots & Shoots Formula and community mapping at More about the Fall Community Map Gallery Opening at
Share your group's community map with the hashtag #rootsandshoots to be featured in our Fall Community Map Gallery Opening on our Facebook page. If your map is featured and earns the most "likes" from November 16 - November 23, this will be your prize! A poster signed by Dr. Jane and three Dodocase VR Popup viewers. Learn more at