Upcoming Events

Roots of Development 2014 Island Party: Wednesday, March 26, 2014

What: Roots of Development’s 2014 Island Party


Hillyer Art Space

9 Hillyer Ct NW,

Washington, DC

(Dupont Circle- North exit)

When: Wednesday, March 26, 2014     6PM – 830PM

Tickets: No Charge, admission by invitation only.



As we kick off another exciting year for Roots of Development, we want to celebrate with all who have helped make our success possible. This Island Party is an opportunity for Roots of Development to thank our core team of supporters and to celebrate the Caribbean culture we all love. Join us as we escape the winter cold with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, a silent auction featuring one-of-a-kind opportunities and items, Special Guest Speakers and other fun activities set to live music on the steel drums.


Coming in from out of town? We recommend the following hotel:

The Henley Park Hotel

926 Massachussetts Avenue NW.

Washington D.C. 20001, USA

(202) 638-5200




Roots of Development’s annual 50′s and 60′s Dance Party in Connecticut!


When: Saturday, April 5, 2014

Doors open at 6pm; Dancing starts at 7pm


Where: Willimantic Elk’s Club

198 Pleasant St, Willimantic, CT


 What: Dust off your poodle skirts and bowling shirts for a party of the decades! Join Roots for a night of dancing by throwing it back to the 1950′s and 1960′s with live music from the band Flashback. There will be Haitian art for sale, raffles and a lot more fun!  50s-60s attire is encouraged! We can’t wait to see you there!


Ticket Price: $20 per person


For more information and to purchase tickets, please contact Linda at lj@wholenesswithlinda.com.


Visit our past events page to see photos from our last few fundraising events.
Past Events