Roots South Bay Grand Opening

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Join us for the Grand Opening of Roots South Bay to commemorate the new roots of our clinic in San Jose, California. The health center will serve as a primary service provider for those of the African ancestry. May 5, 2017 10:00 am – 5:00 pm 1898 The Alameda San Jose, CA 95126 This is a public event and all …

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Spaces are still available!  Roots Los Angeles launches the  Fatherhood Workshop, a curricula of Timelist Program.  At the end of our twelve week workshop, participants will be better prepared to be responsible fathers, create goal-oriented individuals eager to be dutiful father’s, and develop role models for the male youth. Classes meet Thursday’s from 7 pm – 8:30 pm Session Topics – …

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Clean360 East Oakland Makes History on Grand Opening Day

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Clean360 celebrated the opening of its third retail store on February 2nd, 2017.  New and loyal customers patronized the latest Roots Community Health Center social enterprise and participated in hourly gift basket raffles.  The smell of delicious bar-b-que overtook the outside air as customers shopped inside the new store and explored unique soap scents. Clean360’s third retail store, located at …

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Emancipator Spotlight: Perrie Anderson

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Emancipator Perrie Anderson’s journey with Clean360 began by reading a handout on display at a local community employment center in Oakland.  “What caught my eye about the Emancipators Initiative was that it provided jobs for East Oaklanders previously incarcerated and on probation.  I went to Roots Community Health Center to receive more information and received a warm welcome.  I signed …

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Legal Clinic

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On February 27 between 10:00am—1:00pm, we will hold a free, Prop 47 Legal Clinic. Those in attendance will receive free consultations with attorneys from Bay Area Legal Aid. Get help with Prop 47 and Traffic Amnesty. Obtain advice about other Clean Slate remedies and get screened for additional legal services: Evictions, reasonable accommodations requests, and denial of housing due to …

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VOLT Job Fair

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We have partnered with  VOLT Workforce Solutions to offer a Job Fair on February 22nd, 2017 between 10:00am-2:00pm. VOLT connects talented applicants with great opportunities at top companies in the East Bay. Submitting your applicant profile through their agency means you will be considered for current openings as well as other positions that you’re qualified for as they become available. …

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Day 10: Pathways to Change

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In 2016, Roots Community Health Center expanded our Whole Health Model by acquiring Timelist Group and their curricula, developed by and for incarcerated individuals. The curricula, which emphasizes individual’s mindset and behavior, aims to end the cycle of violence, crime, poverty, unemployment and recidivism of those who have been incarcerated, complementing Roots’ comprehensive wraparound services. Our life-changing educational platform empowers …

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Day 9: Economic Empowerment

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The Emancipators Initiative creates opportunity through workforce development and wraparound care. It remains a pillar of hope for those who have been disconnected from the workforce for an extended period of time, have experienced significant barriers to employment, and may not have basic job readiness skills. Members of the program are able to gain work experience through specialized, on-the-job training …

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Day 8: Economic Resources

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Health disparities that stem from differences in socioeconomic status affect our immediate area in unprecedented numbers.  For our clients, steps to meaningful employment, upward mobility and enhanced family life are attainable through economic resource assistance.  We are able to address these conditions through our Empowerment Center.   The Empowerment Center is an integral component of our Whole Health Model. The …

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