Training for Transition - Tampa, FL

Roosevelt 2.0
812 North 15th Street
Tampa, FL
Saturday, October 15, 2011 - 2:00am - Sunday, October 16, 2011 - 10:00am
To register please visit $170 by Oct.1, $190 after Oct 2. Some half-priced need-based scholarships are available upon request. Refreshments and materials included. If you can donate extra money for scholarships, your generosity will help those with low incomes to attend! For more information please visit or email


This two-day course is an in-depth experiential introduction to Transition for those considering bringing Transition to their community.  It is recommended for local communities wishing to become an internationally-recognized Transition Initiative.

At the Training for Transition course, you will:

  • Explore how the Transition process increases community resilience
  • Receive tools for community outreach, education and engagement
  • Learn how to summarize the Triple Challenge of Peak Oil, Climate, and Economic Instability in ways that move people to positive action
  • Understand and know how to work with obstacles that have prevented our communities from recognizing and positively responding to the challenge of energy transition
  • Experience ways that local social and economic community can be created and strengthened
  • Learn ways of creating a positive, shared vision for your community‚Äôs future
  • Receive support for becoming a Transition catalyst in your community
  • Connect with others who are helping your region transition to greater stability and security
  • Become a part of a rapidly growing positive, inspirational, global movement!

Who should attend: 
People interested in learning about Transition Towns in greater depth and leaders already creating a Transition Initiative in their community

Participants are encouraged to do advance preparation as listed below:  

- Reading

  • The Transition Handbook: From Oil Dependency to Local Resilience, by Rob Hopkins
  • Transition Primer (free)

- Viewing

Don Hall

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