Transition Clinic: The nitty-gritty of getting Transition rolling in your community

We are very excited to announce our first of many free webinars! Transition Clinic: The nitty-gritty of getting Transition rolling in your community will be presented on October 29th at 10:00AM PST (1:00PM EST).  There are a limited number of spots and this particular online clinic is designed for those actively involved in a Transition Initiatives (TI) or Mulling Group. 

Rest assured we are planning a wide variety of webinars that fit the breadth of people interested in all facets of Transition!  If you are an active TI or Muller please reserve a spot for this program by registering today.

Picture this - only with everyone sitting comfortable in their own homes listening to the discussion over the web!

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Photo: T4T in Los Angeles on October 11, 2009

Program Description:
Whether you're already engaged in a Transition Initiative in your community or are considering launching one, this interactive webinar is designed to give you some practical guidance and inspiration, drawn from the experience of local initiatives across the country (and beyond). Here's where you can get your questions answered and share your concerns, and get feedback from other leaders in the Transition movement.

This is not a presentation per se, but will be created "on the fly" with your participation. Some of the issues that may come up:

  • What are the most common mistakes made by Transition Initiatives?
  • What are the most common challenges and stumbling blocks that Transition Initiatives face?
  • What are some of the "best practices" and most successful approaches that TIs can adopt?
  • What are the best ways to get started in your community?
  • What's working? What's not?
  • Who's ready? Who's not?
  • Why take the Training for Transition?
  • What about fundraising?
  • Should you become a non-profit organization?
  • What's your relationship with Transition U.S.?
  • Why should you apply for "official" status?
  • How do we make our Transition movement more diverse?

Utilizing some of the coolest interactive webinar software around, this interactive session will be hosted by Michael Brownlee, co-founder of Transition Colorado (the first officially recognized Transition Initiative in North America), a certified Transition Trainer, and a board member of Transition U.S. He'll be joined by some other experienced Transition leaders who will gladly share their insights and perspectives.

Who Should Attend?
Anyone considering starting a Transition Initiative (aka Mullers) and those already working within an Initiative who are looking for tips for making their efforts more successful.   While we would love to have everyone attend we understand people's schedules are busy therefore we will be posting a link to a recording of this event on the Transition US website.  It certainly won't be as interactive but of great value none the less!

Organizer Contact:

Transition US
(707) 824-1554
carl@transitionus.org

What you will need to participate:

High speed internet access
Telephone

Cost:

Free

Registration:

This webinar is limited to 50 people so please sign-up early! We will contact you as soon as the webinar details become available.

As we mentioned above, this is the first of many virtual, interactive, and informative learning opportunities sponsored by Transition US.  We would like to encourage you to pass this message along to all those folks you know are involved (or want to be involved and just don't know it yet) in the Transition Movement, and encourage them to sign-up for the Transition US newsletter so they can receive timely announcements regarding future trainings.

Warm regards,

Transition US

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