Here is the latest Transition US newsletter. If you see something that inspires you to want to be involved with locally here with Transition Whatcom, please email twog at transitionwhatcom dot org.
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!
What's Happening in Transition...
Community Resilience Challenge Coming Soon!
Now's the time to prepare for the month-long Challengehappening this May! For inspiration, ideas, and support, join one of our upcoming organizer calls on 3/19(5:30pmPST) or 3/25 (11amPST).
The Transition Streets national rolloutwill coincide with this year’s Challenge.Learn more or register to bring Transition Streets to your community.
Welcoming Our Newest Board Member
As a Professor of Public Health and nurse-activist, Dr. Barbara Sattler brings a fierce commitment to keeping our communities and environment healthy. Read more…
Book Club: Living Room Revolution
Here’s a unique opportunity to join author Cecile Andrews and fellow Transitioners in an intimate 4-week book club by phone. Read more…
Stories from the Movement
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?