Inaugural WPC Leadership Institute a Success

Inaugural WPC Leadership Institute a Success

The enthusiastic and engaged inaugural WPC Leadership Institute, powered by Rootstrong and The Privilege Institute, was a great success! Originally capped at 25, there were 29 graduates of the 2016 Institute. The diverse first cohort represented organizations […]

Rootstrong & the White Privilege Institute Team Up

date November 23, 2015
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Rootstrong & the White Privilege Institute Team Up

Philadelphia, PA – Rootstrong is teaming up with the White Privilege Institute to offer a leadership institute at the upcoming 17th Annual White Privilege Conference (WPC) in Philadelphia, PA. The WPC Leadership Institute will engage participants in critical dialogue, provide […]

Rootstrong-FAMU Student Leaders to Present at AESA 2015

date September 21, 2015
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Rootstrong-FAMU Student Leaders to Present at AESA 2015

The Florida A&M University chapter of Rootstrong, our pilot student chapter, is off to a great second year! As a graduate student organization based in the College of Education, the focus of the chapter is on […]

Our Lives Matter

date October 3, 2014
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Our Lives Matter

UPDATE: Click HERE to Watch and Share the Our Lives Matter PSA Now    September 20, 2014; Harlem, NY – Rootstrong is teaming up with award-winning documentary filmmaker Kiri Laurelle Davis to produce a PSA […]

Bay Area Fellows Off to a Great Start

date September 29, 2014
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Bay Area Fellows Off to a Great Start

August 3, 2014; Novato, CA – Rootstrong and E3: Education Excellence & Equity launched the 2014-15 Bay Area Cohort of the Educational Leader Fellowship at Homeward Bound of Marin. The three and a half day […]

Rootstrong at WPC15

Rootstrong at WPC15

Rootstrong Executive Director, Joe-Joe McManus will be co-leading an institute on Practical Solutions for How the Social Justice Activist & the Institution Can Develop Collaboration to Dismantle White Privilege with Catherine Wong (Boston College), Dr. JuanCarlos Arauz […]

The new Rootstrong.org goes live!

date January 30, 2014
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The new Rootstrong.org goes live!

The new Rootstrong website launched today! Our website has a great new look and helpful new features thanks to the awesome work of our friends at JPD Studio – Thank you Jessica, Krista, Kim and Vita! As […]

It’s Official! Rootstrong Recognized as a 501(c)3 Not-for-Profit Organization

date December 12, 2013
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It’s Official! Rootstrong Recognized as a 501(c)3 Not-for-Profit Organization

Washington, DC – Rootstrong was officially recognized by the IRS as a 501(c)3 not for profit organization on December 12. This is a critical milestone for the organization, allowing Rootstrong to accept tax deductible donations. […]

Dr. Joe-Joe Returns to Alma Mater as Forum Speaker

date December 2, 2013
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Dr. Joe-Joe Returns to Alma Mater as Forum Speaker

Tallahassee, FL – In November, the Executive Director of Rootstrong, Dr. Joe-Joe McManus was afforded the honor of being the Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Education Forum speaker. McManus earned his PhD at FAMU […]

Rootstrong Teaming Up with E3 on Fellows Program

date November 15, 2013
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Rootstrong Teaming Up with E3 on Fellows Program

San Rafael, CA – Rootstrong has partnered with E3: Education Excellence & Equity to develop a fellows program specifically for educators. The pilot cohort of 25 teachers, primarily from the Bay Area in California, started their […]