Day 1: Economic Opportunity

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Earlier this month, we partnered with UPS to host two days of job interviews at Roots for East Bay residents. To be eligible for hire, interested candidates were asked to complete an online application ahead of time. UPS Human Resources Supervisor, Heather Hubbard, encouraged applicants to speak about their interest in the position, character strengths and overall ambitions. Among the …

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You’re Invited! Back-to-School Health & Resource Fair 8/13/16

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Save the date for our 2016 Back-to-School Health & Resource Fair, which will be held on Saturday, August 13th 12pm-3pm at our Pediatrics Clinic (2700 International Blvd.) in the Fruitvale neighborhood of Oakland! Help us raise funds to give away backpacks and other supplies here: https://www.gofundme.com/28n58mk

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East Oakland 2016 Neighborhood Empowerment Day

You’re Invited! 2016 Neighborhood Empowerment Day!

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Spread the word – share the Facebook event! You’re invited to our second annual FREE health & resource fair! Join us at 9925 International Blvd., Oakland, CA 94603 (near the intersection of 98th and International) on Saturday, June 25, 2016 from 10am-4pm. Event includes: -Free BBQ lunch! -BOUNCE HOUSE!! -Free t-shirts, self-care kits, haircuts and more! -Blood sugar testing and …

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Apply now for full Medi-Cal coverage for your child!

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Apply now for emergency Medi-Cal to get full Medi-Cal in Summer 2016! Make sure your child gets full Medi-Cal coverage. Roots staff are available now to help you apply or renew your Medi-Cal coverage.This assistance is completely free of charge. Please note: You don’t need immigration papers for your children, and applying will NOT affect your application for residency. Apply …

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Roots in the News: “Out of prison, soap making offers a clean start”

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Roots’ social enterprise, Clean360, was featured on KALW 91.7 FM’s Crosscurrents! Listen here. Accompanying article below: Out of prison, soap making offers a clean start By TAMMY DRUMMOND • MAR 28, 2016 Emancipators make soap at the Clean360 factory in Oakland. TAMMY DRUMMOND “When I was 11 years old, I sold my first crack rock — you know, ’cause times …

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Roots in the News: “Former Inmates Get Clean Start with Soap”

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Roots’ social enterprise, Clean360, was featured in the Oakland Tribune!! Many thanks to Tammerlin Drummond and Jane Tyska for providing a window into our work and the impact it can have. Read all about it! See the full article, video and photo slideshow here. Drummond: Former inmates get clean start with soap By Tammerlin Drummond, Oakland Tribune Columnist Contra Costa …

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2016 Emancipators Academy – Spread the word!

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Roots’ Emancipators Initiative is a unique and transformative workforce development program. We’re excited to put out a call for applications for the 2016 Emancipators Academy, an 8-week program that offers on-the-job training, stipends, leadership skills, mentors and an amazing community to all participants. Emancipators also receive assistance to remove barriers they face to employment, so that they complete the program workforce-ready. Our deep …

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Roots in the News: Tale of Two Cities Podcast Features Clean360

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We’re thrilled to share that Roots’ social enterprise, Clean360, was featured in Richmond Confidential’s podcast, Tales of Two Cities! Thanks, Matt Beagle and Richmond Confidential, for helping tell Clean360‘s story! The piece includes the voices of our own Damien Bradley, Barron Bradley, and Aquil Naji. To hear just the segment on Clean360, skip to the 10:50 mark!

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2015 in Review: We Reached More Patients Than Ever Before

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We have so much to be proud of! With the support of our funders and partners, and the tireless efforts of our staff and volunteers, we expanded our services significantly in 2015. As a result, last year, we reached more patients than ever before. The Numbers In 2015, Roots’ patient base grew to 8788 people, from newborns to our older …

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