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RootSkills Conference

November 30, 2017 @ 8:00 am - December 2, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

The RootSkills Conference is an annual conference hosted by the New England Grassroots Environment Fund. The RootSkills Conference brings together 300+ students, community organizers, funders, nonprofits, and sustainable businesses who are working to address social justice challenges and improve community health, community resilience, and the environment in New England. Now more than ever, it is critical that organizers work together to build a shared vision for a more just and sustainable region!

Join Ganei Beantown director, Leora Mallach, for a workshop, “Care and Feeding of Educational Community Gardening Projects.”

Training & Networking Opportunity 

Centrally located in New Hampshire, the RootSkills Conference will feature over 40 workshops focused on positive community-based solutions across New England. Attendees will leave excited, re-charged, and with the skills needed to increase funding and support for their work. Come meet fellow grantees, community organizers, sustainable businesses, social service organizations, funders, and nonprofits working to improve community health, local economies, social justice challenges, and the natural and built environment in New England.

  • Explore the Conference Agenda HERE! 
  • Explore the Workshop Descriptions HERE! 

Increase Your Visibility  

On Thursday night (November 30) there is a Catalyst Conversation to build a shared understanding of the current needs, challenges, and opportunities and work together to identify how we can move towards a new vision for 2018. Friday & Saturday (December 1 – 2) will feature workshops and plenty of time to learn from your peers. Register today to expand your grassroots network and make connections that will support and empower your work!


November 30, 2017 @ 8:00 am
December 2, 2017 @ 5:00 pm



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