Across the country, people are taking action to make a difference for climate change through the Roots & Shoots "ReBirth the Earth: Trees for Tomorrow" youth campaign! We're working to raise $10,000 (USD) to fund the construction of five tree nurseries while planting 3,000 trees in the United States.
by Caroline Wallace
National Youth Leadership Council
Houston, Texas, USA
Introducing the first-ever Roots & Shoots Graduate Leadership Fellow: Shawn Sweeney!
What do kids have in common with dishwashers? Not much, you might think.
Is your Roots & Shoots group looking to fundraise by selling a product that will have a positive impact?
Karen Oxrider loves sunshine, adventure and young people. That makes the Roots & Shoots California Regional Office the perfect place for her.
"We were so lucky to find her," said Betsy McWhirt, Roots & Shoots National Director.
Seven gallons of lemonade. Six and a half hours of work. That's what it took for Amanda Ketterer to help the chimpanzees.
It was in kindergarten that the 9-year-old from Cherry Hill, New Jersey learned about Dr. Jane and her efforts to help people, animals and the environment.
"She automatically became my hero," Amanda said.