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Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots Program

1595 Spring Hill Rd, Ste 550, Vienna, Virginia 22182

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(703) 682-9220

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Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots is the Jane Goodall Institute's environmental and humanitarian youth program. Our members, young people from pre-K to university, plan projects to improve the environment, and benefit people and animals.
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Mission

To foster respect and compassion for all living things.
To promote understanding of all cultures and beliefs.
To inspire each individual to take action to make the world a better place for people, animals and the environment.

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The Roots & Shoots program is about making positive change happen—for our communities, for animals and for the environment. With tens of thousands of young people in almost 100 countries, the Roots & Shoots network connects youth of all ages who share a desire to create a better world. Young people identify problems in their communities and take action. Through service projects, youth-led campaigns and an interactive website, Roots & Shoots members are making a difference across the globe.

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February 19, 1991 - Dar es Salaam, Tanzania - by Dr. Jane Goodall and a group of students
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