Transition US Newsletter: 21 Stories for COP21

 

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In this Issue:
What's Happening in Transition
Teleseminars
Trainings
Resources
Featured Media
Get Involved
 
Donate
Take Action

 

 


 
Trainings

Transition LAUNCH Training
 

Upcoming Trainings:

Sarasota, FL
August 8-9



Transition LAUNCH is an in-depth experiential introduction to the ideas, process and practices that have inspired tens of thousands of people and catalyzed a global Transition network. 

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Resources

Teleseminar Recording:
Transition Streets - Stories from the Field



Listen to the recording of our May 14 teleseminar to learn from folks who have brought TS to their neighborhoods.

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Tools for planning and putting on events and using Open Space.
 

 
Featured Media

Documentary: "Food for Thought, Food for Life"



"I think Food for Thought could be especially useful for Transition initiatives because it does an excellent job of informing and inspiring people to get involved in the local food movement in just over 22 minutes. That, and it's free to use." ~Don Hall, Transition Sarasota

Print: Communities Magazine



Our friends at the Fellowship for Intentional Community are offering a special deal to Transitioners - you can get $10 off any subscription to Communities Magazine using discount code TransitionUS
 

 

 


The new Transition Streets website, www.transitionstreets.org, will be launching in just a few days! There you'll be able to download the updated curriculum and complementary materials, learn about other Transition Streets communities, and much more! Stay tuned...
 


What's Happening in Transition...




In the run-up to COP21, the Paris climate talks this December, Transition Network is searching for the 21 most inspiring stories from throughout the Transition movement to share with the world. Transition Network is going to celebrate the remarkable thing Transition has become: a quiet revolution.

Learn more and submit your story by June 21!



International Transition Network Conference
Back after a 3 year hiatus, this year's conference will be held in Devon, UK, September 18-20, to coincide with the International Permaculture Convergence in London.

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  Stories from the Movement


From Small Potatoes to an Edible Community
Transition Charlotte, VT rises to the Community Resilience Challenge in a big way!



An Alternative to the Water Police in San Diego's Mid-City
Transition Streets San Diego featured on KPBS.



A Tale of Two Supermarkets
Jamaica Plain New Economy Transition creatively responds to gentrification.




Findings On Passion & Motivation in Transition
New research on the role on the psychology of Transitioners. Is your passion for Transition harmonious or obsessive? Learn more!



Interested in starting an Initiative? Browse the initiatives map and learn more about becoming an Official Transition Initiative!
 


 

Webinars & Online Events

 

Greywater Education Webinar Series
Series hosted by Greywater Action, co-sponsored by Transition US



Part 1: Greywater 101 or Drought-Proof Your Landscape With Greywater.
June 17, 2-4pm PDT

Part 2: How to Design and Install a Laundry-to-Landscape System.
June 24, 2-4pm PDT

Part 3: How to Make Your Community Greywater Ready: Work with local agencies and irrigation stores.
July 1, 2-4pm PDT


Cost: $30- $50 sliding scale (1 registration per organization, multiple staff members can attend)

Learn more and register here.

 

 

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