Innovation Spotlight: A Social Enterprise Making Our World a Cleaner Place

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Written by: Kendra Chaikind Roots Community Health Center is giving formerly incarcerated Californians a fresh start — at home, in the workplace, and for their health. Recognizing that unemployment is extremely harmful to both physical and mental health, Roots launched a social enterprise aimed at providing training and employment opportunities for those who have been disconnected from the workforce. The business? Producing small …

Y'Lonn BurrisInnovation Spotlight: A Social Enterprise Making Our World a Cleaner Place

FREE CLINICIAN TRAINING ON HUMAN TRAFFICKING

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FREE TRAINING FOR CLINICIANS! Learn how to identify and respond to human trafficking from nationally recognized experts Date: 03/01/2018 Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Seminar learning objectives include: Improved understanding of the health indicators and impacts of human trafficking Empower health care providers and health systems to address human trafficking in clinical practice Protocol development for response to cases of human …

Y'Lonn BurrisFREE CLINICIAN TRAINING ON HUMAN TRAFFICKING

Significant Strides Fundraiser

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Roots’ past year’s accomplishments have helped to stabilize our community. Celebrate with us! Enjoy dinner, drinks, and live jazz, as well as an interactive panel of Roots Navigators and Emancipators graduates. Hear their stories, their struggles, and their successes. Listen to firsthand accounts of the work that happens on the ground at Roots. We will also be presenting our very …

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WHEN TIME’S NOT ON YOUR SIDE

Y'Lonn Burris Blog

New Beginnings for East Oakland’s Reentry Population Roots HealthyMeasures Initiative is changing lives At 52-years old, Rosita Standrige was going to be homeless at midnight. Rosita was uninsured and on the brink of eviction with little family support. Rosita was released from prison just 3 months prior after serving a thirteen-year sentence and was approaching the last day of her …

Y'Lonn BurrisWHEN TIME’S NOT ON YOUR SIDE