In this Issue:
What's Happening in Transition
Transition Launch Training
is an in-depth experiential introduction to the ideas, process and practices that have inspired tens of thousands of people and catalyzed a global Transition network.
Effective Groups Training
Effective Groups is a dynamic and engaging 2-day skills-building training for individuals and teams which covers key skills for collaboration. Read more...
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We're thrilled about the abundance of opportunities to take action. Please join us for the Community Resilience Challenge, Transition Streets national rollout, and more!
Stories from the Movement
March for Real Climate Leadership
Earlier this month, more than 5,000 people gathered in Oakland, CA to demand real climate leadership, including Transition US staff, board, and members of local Transition Initiatives in Palo Alto, Silicon Valley, Berkeley, Albany, and Sebastopol. Read more...
The Power To Convene
This month's theme at Transition Culture is all about the convening power of Transition. Read or listen to Rob Hopkins' interview with Pamela Boyce Simms of the Mid-Atlantic Transition Hub about the power of convening faith groups.
Transition Saugerties Long Spoon Collective Transitioners in New York are "rapidly working their way off the grid" through inter-generational land-sharing, intensive local food production, and building low-impact housing with reclaimed materials.
Interested in starting an Initiative? Browse the initiatives map and learn more about becoming an Official Transition Initiative!
Webinars & Online Events
How Jamaica Plain is Building Working-Class Leadership in the New Economy
Tuesday, March 3
How can potential leaders from underprivileged backgrounds tackle economic inequality and climate change when they spend most of their time trying to earn a decent living?
Learn from community organizer Carlos Espinoza-Toro about Jamaica Plain New Economy Transition’s successful fellowship program.
Self Leadership: Practices for Hosting Yourself and Growing Personal and Community Resilience
Tuesday, March 24
The typical human response to uncertainty, complexity, and vulnerability in our lives is often FEAR and stress/anxiety.
Join Art of Hosting Trainer Teresa Posakony to learn and share practices to stay present, creative, engaged, centered, brilliant and talking during these times.
Working With Core Teams
Wednesday, April 8
How do we build structures to steward engagement and create spaces for strategic and inclusive work without the "tyranny of inclusion" stopping us from moving?
Join Art of Hosting Trainer Chris Corrigan to learn about principles and structures for planning inviting and working with core teams who oversee and host larger engagement projects.
Thursday, February 26
7:00pm EST/4:00pm PST
Join us for the second session in the 2015 Mid-Atlantic Transition Hub Teleseminar series.
*For a taste of what will be covered in the Teleseminar, read the inspiring story of Transition Saugteries NY's Long Spoon Collective Working Group.
New England Regional Transition & Resilience Gathering
Saturday, March 21
10am - 4pmEST
Home Healthcare Hospice & Community Services Conference Rm
312 Marlboro St,
Join groups and individuals from around New England in Keene, NH to share stories, lessons, and inspiration
. It’s becoming a proud New England tradition to hold these gatherings to support our local work creating equitable and sustainable communities. Read more about previous gatherings here