> Monthly digest of tools, trainings and resources for Transition.
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In this Issue:
What's Happening in Transition
Online Launch Training in Spanish
The first online Transition LAUNCH training in Spanish begins May 5th!
Building a More Effective Core Team
Art of Hosting Trainer Chris Corrigan share tips and resources for building structures to steward engagement and create spaces for strategic and inclusive work. Visit this page for more resources.
Transition Network Support Offer: Community Engagement
Tools for planning and putting on events and using Open Space.
Self Leadership: Practices for Hosting Yourself and Growing Personal and Community Resilience
Art of Hosting Trainer Teresa Posakony shares practices and strategies for staying present, creative, engaged, centered, brilliant and talking during times of fear, stress, and anxiety. Visit this page for additional resources.
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 using discount code TransitionUS
Transition Streets, Community Resilience Challenge, International Transition Conference, and more!
Be sure to check out our 5/7 teleseminar "What We Think About When We Try Not To Think About Global Warming."
Stories from the Movement
What We Think About When We Try Not To Think About Global Warming
Thursday, May 7
There are five main psychological barriers to climate action that keep us from acknowledging the need for change: distance, doom, dissonance, denial, and iDentity.
Join Jeff Aitken and Tenneson Woolf, participative leadership practitioners, to explore capacities and practices that build coherence in leaderful communities, and help operationalize and make real the practice of leaderful communities.
Learn how to implement Transition Streets in your neighborhood, from those who have already done it successfully in communities across the country.
SELC’s Christina Oatfield, Yassi Eskandari, Neil Thapar, and Janelle Orsi will present a road-map to passing high-impact policies, share their experiences introducing and passing legislation, and lead the participants in developing their personal policymaking goals and plans.