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Welcome to Roots Home and Abroad.  We educate and empower communities to create a sustainable quality of life. We are looking for volunteers to help with projects around College Park and in Haiti. If you are interested in joining or If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at!

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Roots is a student organization working to empower communities, both home and abroad, to create sustainable communities through long term projects. Although our team is based in the School of Architecture, we welcome students of all backgrounds. Our projects focus on the architectural design of living spaces. At home, we work in communities of Baltimore and Washington D.C. Abroad, we accompany nongovernmental organizations in the journey to improve the communities of Haiti.




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Educating and empowering communities, both home and abroad, to create a sustainable quality of life

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