In this Issue:
What's Happening in Transition
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Transition LAUNCH Training - Albuquerque, New Mexico
April 10-11, 2015
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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.
From crop swaps and guerrilla gardening to Pathways to Resilience and the People's State of the Union, we're amazed by what's taking root across the U.S.
What's Happening in Transition...
Building a Cancer-Free Economy YES! Magazine shares Jamaica Plain New Economy Transition's approach to building a vibrant, healthy, and just local economy.
Urban Farmers Trade Goods and Stories at "Crop Swaps" New York Times article on crop swaps highlights Richmond Rivets (CA) Transition Initiative.
Responding to the Prison Industrial Complex with Permaculture and Resilience
Rob Hopkins interviews Transition US Board Member Pandora Thomas about Pathways to Resilience.
People's State of the Union Transition US is partnering with the U.S. Department of Arts and Culture for the first PSOTU. Join us!
Transition in Action
Welcome to our 152nd Official Transition Initiative, Transition Lopez Island, Washington!
Transition-Ready in Del Norte
In the land of Redwoods and tsunamis, Transition Del Norte builds on local traditions of self-reliance.
The Guerilla Gardener
In the LA area, gardening flourishes "less as a hobby than a transformative lifestyle choice," thanks in part to Transition Mar Vista/Venice.
Cooperative Design Lab in Portland, ME The Resilience Hub is partnering on a course (Jan - March 2015) to help aspiring cooperative entrepreneurs get their businesses up and running.
Weatherization Flash Mob
Jamaica Plain New Economy Transition (MA) is teaming up with Co-op Power on a volunteer-powered home energy efficiency flash mob!
Local 20/20 Gleaning Project a Success
This year's gleaning efforts by Local 20/20, a Transition Initiative in Jefferson County, WA, brought together 51 active volunteers to harvest 10,840 lbs of produce from 85 locations that was donated to local food banks, schools, senior housing, and soup kitchens. Congratulations!
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Concentric Resilience Mapping (Follow-up Conversation with MATH TeleSeminar Panelists)
This conversation with Jon Cawley and Wendy Brawer is a follow up to the two-part teleseminar series on "The Maturation of a Social Movement: A Regional Response to the Transition Movement" hosted by the Mid-Atlantic Transition Hub (MATH) in November and December 2014.
Diversity & Social Justice: Transition for whom, and to what end?
Thursday, January 29
7:00pm EST/4:00pm PST
Join us for the first part of a 2015 TeleSeminar series hosted by the Mid-Atlantic Transition Hub (MATH).
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.
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