Transition US Newsletter: Global Webcast, Transition Streets National Roll-Out, and more! (July/August)


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In this Issue:
What's Happening in Transition
Stories from the Movement
Regional Happenings
Get Involved
Take Action




Report: Educate and Empower: Tools for Building Community Wealth

Our friends at The Democracy Collaborative have produced a new report drawing from 11 case studies that looks at how low income communities can build wealth.

Webinars: Transition Network Support Offer

Transition Network has produced and recorded a series of free webinars to help your TI thrive, on topics including Fundraising, Inner Transition & Personal Resilience, Effective Collaboration, and more.

Regional Happenings
Transition & Permaculture enthusiasts are once again coming together for the Northern California Building Resilient Communities Convergence, October 8-11th at the Solar Living Institute.






Are you ready to Transition your neighborhood?

The Transition Streets National Roll-Out is a great way to engage your neighbors, and you can join the Transition Streets Cohort for extra support. Read on...

What's Happening in Transition...

Transition Streets National Roll-Out
Bring Transition Streets to your neighborhood this fall! Visit to get started. For extra support, join the Transition Streets Cohort - beginning September 9th! And stay tuned for the launch of the Transition Streets crowdfunding campaign next month.

Transition Global Webcast
On September 19th at 8:30-10:30am PT/11:30am-2:30pm ET, Transitioners around the world will connect virtually to explore what Transition looks like on a global scale.

Welcoming New TUS Team Members!
We're excited to welcome Communications & Special Projects Coordinator Nils Palsson and Board Member Beth Gurney to the Transition US team! 

An Open Letter to All Transition Towns
Gentrification, homelessness, and wealth inequality are essential issues for Transition groups to tackle.

If you care about changing society, focus on strengths
Why resistance movements and strengths-based approaches like Transition need each other.

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  Stories from the Movement

Transition Streets on NPR
The Transition Streets San Diego crew was interviewed by NPR's "Here and Now"

MATH Builds Mid-Atlantic Extreme Weather Resilience
The Mid-Atlantic Transition Hub (MATH) helps build resilience in Far Rockaway, New York, a community devastated by Hurricane Sandy.

Community Resilience Top Priority for Port Townsend, WA Following a visit by Transition trainer Tina Clarke, hosted by Port Townsend's Transition Initiative, Local 20/20, residents voted Transition and community resilience as top priority for the city's comprehensive plan update.

Transition Streets rolls out in Charlottesville, VA
Thanks to Transition Charlottesville-Albemarle, seven neighborhoods in Cville plan to implement Transition Streets this fall.

Transform Your Beliefs, Transform Your Community
Chris Thompson of Transition Bozeman, MT shares how a tragic accident put him on a path to the gift economy, Transition, and COP21.

What to Tell the Neighbors interviews TUS staff Marissa Mommaerts for its "Talking Resilience" series.

Interested in starting an Initiative? Browse the initiatives map and learn more about becoming an Official Transition Initiative!

Webinars & Online Events


Transition Streets Cohort

Join the Transition Streets Cohort to receive extra support implementing the project and inviting your neighbors to participate. In addition to the sessions listed below, participants will receive access to an online Transition Streets discussion platform.

Part 1: Transition Streets 101
September 9th, 11:00am-12:15pm PDT

Part 2: Reaching Out - Sharing Transition Streets With Your Community
September 30th, 11:00am-12:15pm PDT

Part 3: Transition Streets Peer Support Tele-Salons
October 7th & 21st, 11:00am-12:15pm PDT

Registration: Limit 25 participants; learn more and register here.



Let's mobilize of thousands of new residents, create innumerable sustainability actions provide the community networks and cross-sector collaborations needed to Transition our towns and cities across the US.

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Transition US is a nonprofit organization that provides inspiration, encouragement, support, networking, and training 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.


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