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Whenever I buy grapes imported from Chile, fill my gas tank with fuel sourced in the Persian Gulf, or select underwear made in Thailand at a department store headquartered in Minneapolis, I can’t...

In The News

Chris Helms, Jamaica Plain News on July 17, 2014

Marie Goodwin, Shareable Blog on July 10, 2014

Rob Hopkins, Transition Culture on June 16, 2014

Ann Carranza, Press Democrat on January 14, 2014

Press & Media

Transition US is a nonprofit organization that provides inspiration, support, training, and networking for Transition Initiatives across the United States. We are working in close partnership with the Transition Network, a UK based organization that supports the international Transition Movement as a whole.  If you are a member of the press we would welcome the opportunity to arrange an interview with a member of the Transition US team.

Featured Blogger

Joanne Poyourow is an author, an educator, a gardener, and a community builder. Joanne brought the ideas of the international Transition Movement to Los Angeles.  She is one of the founding members of the Transition Los Angeles city hub which is preparing local communities for the changes coming with global warming, peak oil, and economic contraction.

 

Transition Los Angeles supports action groups in many local communities within the greater Los Angeles area. It is perhaps the largest metropolitan area in the world that is working with Transition ideas.

Transition Culture

This month our theme has been 'Celebration'.  We have set out to explore 5 questions: Why do you celebrate? Why is celebration important? What are the ingredients of good celebration? What is the wider context for celebration? What is the personal context for celebration?  We started by...

Resilience.org

This raises the question: To what extent can the Transition movement avoid the pain, hardship, and conflict historically associated with significant social movements...?

Transition Voice

What I saw now was the community imperfect and irresolute but held together by the frayed and always fraying, incomplete and yet ever-holding bonds of the various sorts of affection.  There had maybe never been anybody who had not been loved by somebody…It was a community always disappointed...