> Monthly digest of tools, trainings and resources for Transition.
In this Issue:
What's Happening in Transition
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.
Online Transition LAUNCH Training begins October 8! 10% discount for participants from the US.
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Success stories, tough questions, collaboration and comedy, this month's newsletter has it all!
What's Happening in Transition...
New Economy Week
October 13-19, join Transition US and the New Economy Coalition for ideas, events, and important conversations on shifting our economic paradigm.
Join Transition US, Shareable, & the Sharing Cities Network to put the new economy on the map!
Unlikely Suspects - Deep Outreach
Blog & webinar series by the Mid-Atlantic Transition Hub explores the powerful question: "Resilience for whom, and to what end?"
Transition in Action
Report Back: International meeting of national Transition Hubs Transitioners from 20 countries met in Copenhagen, Denmark earlier this month.
Re-thinking our Monetary System: Bay Bucks and the New Economy
Tuesday, October 14
11:00am PST/2:00pm EST
Our monetary system is the operating system of our economy. Right now, it is impoverishing the majority of our population, and killing our ecosystem. It is past time for a re-think.
Join us for the first in a 2-part overview of the topics that will be covered in a 2015 Mid-Atlantic Transition Hub (MATH) webinar series.
The series will respond to and explore critiques of the Transition Movement raised in a paper by Simplicity Institute called The Transition Movement: Questions of Diversity, Power and Affluence.
Policies for Shareable Cities: How to Catalyze Just and Resilient Local Economies
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Visit our Online Training Archives for a rich collection of past teleseminars.
How Legal Are Seed Libraries?
Seed-saving is critically important to building resilient local food systems. After the PA Department of Agriculture cracked down on a seed bank operating out of a local library, the Sustainable Economies Law Center wrote this helpful article on the legality of seed libraries.
Read more on how seed libraries are mobilizing to protect seed saving.
Seed librarian Rebecca Newburn of Richmond Rivets Transition Initiative is taking action to protect seeds.
Transition US Partner | visit www.postcarbon.org for more articles, reports and news
Weaving the Community Resilience and New Economy Movement:
Voices and Reflections from the Field
PCI's provocative new report is based on a series of interviews and conversations with dozens of leaders across the country, including Carolyne Stayton (Transition US) and Chuck Collins (Jamaica Plain New Economy Transition).
"Weaving the Movement" paints a vibrant, inspiring picture of an emerging movement, at the same time raising tough questions around power, resources, and strategy.