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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 – …


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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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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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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What Community Empowerment Means to Roots

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Roots Community Health Center focuses on the health of its patients and the entire community. A healthy community requires access to basic services, economic vitality and community empowerment. When outsiders are the only entities providing and profiting from goods and services rendered to a neighborhood, the result is political and economic disempowerment, and a loss of input and control over …

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