We did it!

Hey everyone! We had an amazing opening night June 2nd at ArtShareLA and loved the opportunity to show our latest Chimes for Change project in a prominent downtown gallery. This is was especially meaningful to our high school students, who made a special field trip to hang their chimes on our giant metal tree and ...

You’re Invited…

Hello everyone!  We'd like to take this opportunity to formally invite you to the opening event of our latest Chimes for Change project in collaboration with Tortoise Industries and the students of Larchment High Charter School!  Join us for this very special evening of audio-visual artwork, student presentations, and ARTivism hosted by our friends at ArtShareL.A!  Explore the large, metal ...

Chimes for Change Event Announcement!

Our students at Larchmont High have been really hard at work these past few months designing their chimes and learning from our Artist Mentors in the process. Our vision for hanging these beautiful chimes from a portable, tree-like form have come true - and the end result is going to be amazing! We've been extremely ...

ARTIST MENTOR SPOTLIGHT: NiNo Alicea

In our new Artist Mentor Spotlight feature, we'll introduce you to one of our incredible teaching artists and give you an opportunity to get to know them a little better! First up: Nino Alicea!  In addition to his work with Ruckus Roots as a visual art and design mentor, Nino is a muralist, painter and sculptor living and ...

Crowdfunding Success and Chimes for Change Launch

  We are very pleased to announce that we're starting 2017 with a bang. Thanks to YOU, we met (actually surpassed) our 10K goal and raised $11,300 during our end of year crowdfunder. What an inspiring way to end 2016 and begin a new year and new program. Thank you to everyone who donated and has ...

New Chimes for Change Program at Larchmont

We are very excited to announce a new Chimes for Change program will begin at Larchmont High School in January. This fall and winter we have been reviewing feedback from our pilot Chimes for Change program, applying what we learned to planning the new one, and we're making some exciting changes and additions to the curriculum ...

Matching Funds for Chimes for Change!

  Hi Everyone! We just wanted to send a quick update about our summer activities. We're working on fundraising and gathering materials for a new Chimes for Change program in the fall. Chimes for Change is an education, multi-media experiences that teaches students both visual and audio art skills. We are so exciting to be offering this program ...

Thank You, Lush Charity Pot!

RuckusRoots receives $10,100 through charitable giving program! We are pleased to announce that RuckusRoots has received a generous grant from LUSH North America's Charity Pot Program. This amazing cosmetics company donates thousands every year to grassroots organizations, and we are very grateful to have been selected as one of these. The funds will be used to ...

Student Presentation: Opening Day at the Los Angeles Zoo

Our Wild Art Sculpture concluded its 5-week exhibition at the Los Angeles Zoo yesterday, after celebrating Endangered Species Day for the Zoo's Wild for the Planet event. It was a perfect ending to a wonderful month, during which we met many awesome Angelinos who care about our planet, its creatures and the arts! The sculpture ...