Jane Goodallu2019s Roots & Shoots engages youth in hands-on, community action projects that make a difference for people, animals and the environment. Dr. Goodall created Roots & Shoots 25 years ago with 12 Tanzanian high school students who wanted to tackle urgent problems they witnessed in their community. Roots & Shoots groups are now making positive change in over 130 countries around the world. The U of T Chapter will nurture young adults to be engaged community leaders who understand sustainability issues and how they impact people, animals, and the environment. The group values diverse perspectives and thrives on the collaboration of all disciplines in reaching a common goal.