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ROOTED | Open Door

Season 2, Episode 5

CEO Chad Wheeler explains that Open Door is about more than service; it is about building relationships and community. It offers resources, a support system, community, and opportunities that help others in need.

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ROOTED | Season Teaser | 2021

PBS El Paso's series, ROOTED, explores the dynamic of close-knit communities, including people from all walks of life, who find ways to connect and grow together through mutual hobbies and interests.

ROOTED | Natalie Beagle | S2E1

In our first episode, we meet Natalie Beagle of Seek Truth Garden. 
Special thanks to Natalie's partner, Natasha Acevedo. 

ROOTED | East Lubbock Art House Community Fridge | S2E2

This episode of ROOTED covers the story of "East Lubbock Art House Community Fridge," a local effort to feed a community in need. 

ROOTED | Don Shapiro | S2E3

This episode covers the story of Don Shapiro, entrepreneur and mastermind behind Action West Jeans. Learn more about how Shapiro's perseverance and success helped cultivate El Paso's current social and economic landscape.

ROOTED | LCT'S Youth Artist Guild | S2E4

This episode covers the story of Lubbock Community Theatre's Youth Artist Guild—a student-led program for kids ages 8-18, created to help give leadership skills through theatre production, business, planning, and management. Learn how this program started in Lubbock, Texas, how the young participants of this program are giving back to the community, and how you can get involved.