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Training for Transition (T4T) (click to host a Training course):
June 5-6 Asheville, NC
June 25-26 Vancouver, BC, Canada
June 26-27 Durham, NH
T4T Oklahoma City, OK
Common Challenges: How the Transition Process Helps Build Community Resilience
Thurs. June 10
(5:00-6:00pm PST Online)
WEBINAR: What are some of the typical challenges that Transition Initiatives experience? Join Tina Clarke and others for a discussion of some of the "tricky bits" of translating the Transition process into different types of U.S. communities. (more)
Monthly Transition Salon
Thurs. June 17
This monthly conference call is an open dialogue space where Transition Initiative leaders around the US meet voice-to-voice, celebrate, network, swap ideas, get help, give help, and learn together...(more)
See online trainings archive for recordings of past webinars.
Transition US Blog
Our blog team has been busy - read posts by Joanne Poyourow of Transition LA, exploring climate change and getting to 350ppm, and the nitty-gritty of community resilience, Trathen Heckman of Daily Acts on the recent 350 Garden Challenge, and last but not least an inaugural post by our guest blogger Janaia Donaldson of Peak Moment TV on their upcoming Pacific Northwest tour.
Find Your Power: A Toolkit for Resilience & Positive Change
by Dr Chris Johnstone
Foreword by Rob Hopkins
(Permanent Publications, 2010)
With a background in medicine, psychology and groupwork, Dr. Chris Johnstone is a specialist in the psychology of positive change. After working for many years as an addictions specialist in the UK health service, he now focuses on teaching, training and writing. Chris has been active in the Transition movement, contributing to a chapter on the psychology of change in The Transition Handbook - see Rob Hopkins' recent interview with Chris.
Thriving Beyond Sustainability: Pathways to a Resilient Society
by Andrés R. Edwards
Foreword by Bill McKibben
(New Society Publishers, 2010)
Thriving Beyond Sustainability draws a collective map of individuals, organizations and communities from around the world that are committed to building an alternative future - one that strives to restore ecological health, reinvent outmoded institutions and rejuvenate our environmental, social and economic systems. The projects and initiatives profiled are meeting the challenges of the day with optimism, hope and results, leading the way in: relocalization, green commerce, ecological design, environmental conservation, social transformation. (read more)
Last month we participated in the Green Choice Campaign 2010 which sought to identify organizations who are showing environmental stewarship. Thanks to your support, we made the GreatNonprofits' Top-Rated Environmental Nonprofits List, along with some of our favorite organizations, including the Pachamama Alliance. Thanks for your positive reviews!
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