Our programs provide the tools, resources and training to empower Canadians to be global citizens who create innovative solutions to address conservation and community development issues.
The Roots & Shoots program supports educators and youth program facilitators in leading youth through a process of creating holistic, long-term change in their own communities.
Each community is unique. Each community has dynamic environments, cultures and economic systems that inform the way we live, interact with one another, and make decisions. Creating sustainable change to support the conservation of chimpanzees depends on healthy communities who understand and value this uniqueness, as well as the interconnectedness between our local, national and global societies.
JGI’s educational programming is based on our learning model: Knowledge – Compassion – Action, and encompasses the following values: