Winners of the 2009 Jane GoodallGlobal Leadership Award –Roots & Shoots
Put your hands together for the winners of last year’s Jane GoodallGlobal Leadership Award in the Roots & Shoots Youth Leadership catagory:Erica Fernandez of Oxnard, California; and Shadrach Meshach of Mwanza,Tanzania. As one of seven Jane Goodall Global Leadership Awards, theRoots & Shoots Youth Leadership Award recognizes youth who exhibitleadership and excellence through their work to help preserve our naturalworld, protect animals or benefit our human community. Erica andShadrach received their awards from Dr. Jane at the Jane Goodall InstituteGlobal Leadership Awards Celebration on October 30 in Los Angeles,California. Congratulations to all award winners!
Find Roots & Shoots Curricula in the Resource Center
As of January 2010, the Roots & Shoots for Young Children, Lessons for Hope and Taproots curricula are FREE! These items are located in theResource Center and will be accessible to all group leaders, premium indi-viduals and group members. Sign in and visit the Resource Center todownload a copy at www.rootsandshoots.org/members/login
Roots & Shoots Members are Superheroes!
On April 2 and 3, 2009, Dr. Jane and 40 youth leaders attending JaneGoodall’s Roots & Shoots National Youth Leadership Retreat were invitedto stand in front of a camera and answer one question: If you had asuperpower, what would it be? The Pearson Foundation was there tocapture their responses. Visit superheroes.rootsandshoots.org to seethe video.
March 22World Water DayApril 3Dr. Jane’s BirthdayApril 22Earth DayApril 25Arbor DayMay 27Rachel Carson DayJune 5UN World Environment DayJune 20World Refugee DayJuly 1450th Anniversary of Dr. Jane’s Arrival at GombeAugust 9UN International Day of the World’s Indigenous PeopleAugust 12UN International Youth DaySeptember 19Roots & Shoots International Day of PeaceSeptember 21UN International Day of PeaceDecember 1World AIDS Day
For more days to celebrate, visit the R&S calendar atwww.rootsandshoots.org/newsevents/eventcalendar
Roots & Shoots-USA Staff
, National Regional Director
, Four Corners Project Manager
, New England Regional Program Mgr.
Great Lakes Program Coordinator
, Pine Ridge Field Coordinator
, New England Program and Media Coordinator
National Program Assistant
, California Regional Director
, Four Corners Regional Director
, Native American Project Consultant
Sally Sharp Lehman
, New England Regional Director
National Program Coordinator
Southern California Education Coordinator
Illinois State Coordinator
Editor Allison DeinesContributorsAllison DeinesJane GoodallStephanie Keller Caroline StedmanArt DirectionSusan Handman, Handman DesignThe Roots & Shoots Newsletter is publishedannually by the Jane Goodall Institute-USA.4245 N. Fairfax Dr., Ste. 600Arlington, VA 22203 USAPhone: (703) 682-9220 or Toll-free: (800) 592-JANEFax: (703) 682-9312Email: email@example.comInternet: www.rootsandshoots.org
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