In this Issue:
What's Happening in Transition
Online Launch Training in Spanish
The first online Transition LAUNCH training in Spanish begins May 5th!
Learn more and register.
Building a More Effective Core Team
Art of Hosting Trainer Chris Corrigan share tips and resources for building structures to steward engagement and create spaces for strategic and inclusive work. Visit this page
for more resources.
Transition Network Support Offer: Community Engagement
Tools for planning and putting on events and using Open Space.
Self Leadership: Practices for Hosting Yourself and Growing Personal and Community Resilience
Art of Hosting Trainer Teresa Posakony shares practices and strategies for staying present, creative, engaged, centered, brilliant and talking during times of fear, stress, and anxiety. Visit this page
for additional resources.
Documentary: "Food for Thought, Food for Life"
"I think Food for Thought could be especially useful for Transition initiatives because it does an excellent job of informing and inspiring people to get involved in the local food movement in just over 22 minutes. That, and it's free to use." ~Don Hall, Transition Sarasota
Print: Communities Magazine
Our friends at the Fellowship for Intentional Community are offering a special deal to Transitioners - you can get $10 off any subscription
to Communities Magazine using discount code TransitionUS
Webinars & Online Events
What We Think About When We Try Not To Think About Global Warming
Thursday, May 7
There are five main psychological barriers to climate action that keep us from acknowledging the need for change: distance, doom, dissonance, denial, and iDentity.
Building Leaderful Communities: Capacities and Practices to Support Thriving Transition Communities
Wednesday, May 13
To learn more, join us for a TeleSeminar with psychologist and economist Per Espen Stoknes, author of this new book, What We Think About When We Try Not to Think About Global Warming.
Join Jeff Aitken and Tenneson Woolf, participative leadership practitioners, to explore capacities and practices that build coherence in leaderful communities, and help operationalize and make real the practice of leaderful communities.
Transition Streets: Stories From The Field
Thursday, May 14
Learn how to implement Transition Streets in your neighborhood, from those who have already done it successfully in communities across the country.
DIY Policymaking for Resilient Communities
Monday, June 1
Transition Streets is a seven-session program that guides neighbors through a series of proven actions that conserve energy and water, reduce waste, and save money, all while building a sense of community on your street.
Transition US is co-sponsoring this important webinar hosted by the Sustainable Economies Law Center (SELC).
SELC’s Christina Oatfield, Yassi Eskandari, Neil Thapar, and Janelle Orsi will present a road-map to passing high-impact policies, share their experiences introducing and passing legislation, and lead the participants in developing their personal policymaking goals and plans.