Summary of organization/program
Root.ED is a community initiative offering Montreal’s urban youth ways to implement environmental and community mobilizing principles that are PRACTICAL, ACCESSIBLE and RELEVANT to the needs of their culturally-diverse community.
Marginalized youths in Montreal
Dominant Media Forms
- Provide urban racialized youth from Quebec with socio-environmental workshops where the content and resulting action plans are feasible and relatable to their cultural and financial circumstances
- Educate, train and empower a group of young participants to experience living with a community partner overseas to experience how other communities engage themselves
- Increase participants’ leadership skills, helping them become aware and engaged members of their community,fostering a new diverse generation of environmental leaders.
Statement of Principles
Root.ED sees a future where classism and racism in the global environmental movement do not exist, ensuring that youth from all cultures and income levels participate in the construction of healthy, aware and engaged communities.
Provide urban racialized youth from Quebec with socio-environmental workshops where the content and resulting action plans are feasible and relatable to their cultural and financial circumstances
Samples of work
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