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GlassRoots is a non-profit glass making hot shop in Newark that takes advantage of the wonders of glassmaking , which involves the dangers and fascination of fire , to engage at risk youth, and help them reach their creative potential. Our students learn the life skills that glassmaking requires - teamwork, focus, and responsible behavior, well as grasp concepts of science though experiencing first hand the physics, chemistry and math involved with glassmaking. Art can transform lives and communities. When you enter the world of glass through GlassRoots, when you take one of our classes, when you purchase one of our hand-made objects, or when you donate, you are helping us help kids.

GlassRoots has classes in all forms of glassmaking from flameworking to glass blowing for the public as well. We can host birthday parties and special occasions around glassmaking, and create wonderful custom…

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  • Joined April 14, 2010

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GlassRoots is a non-profit glass making hot shop in Newark that takes advantage of the wonders of glassmaking , which involves the dangers and fascination of fire , to engage at risk youth, and help them reach their creative potential. Our students learn the life skills that glassmaking requires - teamwork, focus, and responsible behavior, well as grasp concepts of science though experiencing first hand the physics, chemistry and math involved with glassmaking. Art can transform lives and communities. When you enter the world of glass through GlassRoots, when you take one of our classes, when you purchase one of our hand-made objects, or when you donate, you are helping us help kids.

GlassRoots has classes in all forms of glassmaking from flameworking to glass blowing for the public as well. We can host birthday parties and special occasions around glassmaking, and create wonderful custom gifts - from wedding favors to corporate awards. For more information about our programs, for custom experiences or objects from GlassRoots, please see our website at www.glassroots.org. You may also email us at info [!at] glassroots.org, or call us at 973-353-9555.

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