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The Transition Network conference this year was held in rural Devon in the South of England at a former agricultural college called Seale-Hayne.  From September 18th through the 20th 350...

In The News

Jeanette Origel & Sarah Byrnes, Jamaica Plain New Economy Transition on May 05, 2015

Joe Piasecki, The Argonaut on December 03, 2014

Orion Kreigman, On the Commons on October 08, 2014

Original article by Jessica Stites, Commentary by Tenneson Woolf & Jeff Aitken, Reflections on October 01, 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

I was recently travelling to Ungersheim in France to give a talk, a journey that involved passing through several train stations.  On the journey I had been reading Michael Shuman's fantastic new book 'The Local Economy Solution' (highly recommended).  In it, he paints a rigorous and...

The life history of indigo dyed things captures the life and death of social values, relationships, and structures in India and China.

Transition Voice

Photo: Mihnea Stanciu/Flickr CC. There are times that I find myself wandering pensively in the woods, asking aloud, “so how should I presume?” I just read about the land sinking — up to thirteen inches a year in some places — in the Central Valley of California. I also just read about...