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Saugerties (NY) Transition, Let it Go Where it Wanted to Go: The Long Spoon Collective

Resource depletion and climate change effects various demographic groups in vastly different ways. Recovery ​within​ historically disenfranchised communities from hurricanes and Superstorms Katrina, Irene, Lee and Sandy looked radically different than that of communities which typify the overall Transition Town demographic. ​Transitioners tend to be predominantly white, educated, post materialist, middleclass, small community people. 

Update: As of 12/31/14, 83 communities across the U.S. have signed up to participate in the People's State of the Union by hosting a "story circle" between January 23-30, 2015. Read on to learn more, or sign up to host your own story circle at http://usdac.us/psotu

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JOIN US FOR AN IMPORTANT TELESEMINAR – “The Maturation of a Social Movement: A Regional Response to a Critique of the Transition Movement”

JOIN US FOR AN IMPORTANT TELESEMINAR – “The Maturation of a Social Movement

A Regional Response to a Critique of the Transition Movement (Part 2)”

Date:  Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 11am PST/2pm EST

Blog post by Philip Barnes, Transition Town Media, PA

Forty-one representatives from 20 national Transition "hubs" met in Copenhagen, Denmark, September 9th through the 12th 2014 hosted by the remarkable Danish contingent of the Transition Network. Here are the countries that were represented:

Belgium, Brazil, Croatia, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden, and USA.

Join the conversation on November 6, 2014, 200 PM ET for the first segment of the Mid-Atlantic Transition Hub (MATH) Teleseminar Series: The Maturation of a Social Movement: A Regional Response to a Critique of the Transition Movement.” (Click here to register.)

By Pamela Boyce Simms -

It’s time to ask some thorny questions of the Transition movement. We need look no further than Kingston, the first capital of New York, to begin.

Blog post submitted by: Pamela Boyce Simms, Convener, Mid-Atlantic Transition Hub (MATH) and Pamela Haines, Transition West Philadelphia

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