Roots & Shoots, is a program of the Jane Goodall Institute, is a global movement of youth who are empowered to use their voice and actions to make compassionate decisions, influencing and leading change in their communities. It builds on Dr. Jane’s legacy and vision of placing the power and responsibility for creating solutions to big challenges in the hands of the young people. Roots & Shoots aims to inspire, empower and encourage young people all over the world. It shows them how to follow their passions, take actions together and become the change our world needs. Roots & Shoots is about looking around you, and selecting and implementing projects to make the world a better place. It is about learning to live in peace and harmony, not only with each other, but with the natural world. It is about turning thoughts into actions by working on projects about the environment, animals and people, and seeing that what you do does make a difference.