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In 1996, attracted to the low cost of land and the lenient zoning restrictions, a group of young Stanford graduates raised money from friends and family and headed to northeastern Missouri to set up what is now known as Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage, a successful intentional community and 270-acre community land tru

Saugerties (NY) Transition, Let it Go Where it Wanted to Go: The Long Spoon Collective

Resource depletion and climate change effects various demographic groups in vastly different ways. Recovery ​within​ historically disenfranchised communities from hurricanes and Superstorms Katrina, Irene, Lee and Sandy looked radically different than that of communities which typify the overall Transition Town demographic. ​Transitioners tend to be predominantly white, educated, post materialist, middleclass, small community people. 

Update: As of 12/31/14, 83 communities across the U.S. have signed up to participate in the People's State of the Union by hosting a "story circle" between January 23-30, 2015. Read on to learn more, or sign up to host your own story circle at http://usdac.us/psotu

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JOIN US FOR AN IMPORTANT TELESEMINAR – “The Maturation of a Social Movement: A Regional Response to a Critique of the Transition Movement”

JOIN US FOR AN IMPORTANT TELESEMINAR – “The Maturation of a Social Movement

A Regional Response to a Critique of the Transition Movement (Part 2)”

Date:  Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 11am PST/2pm EST

Blog post by Philip Barnes, Transition Town Media, PA

Join the conversation on November 6, 2014, 200 PM ET for the first segment of the Mid-Atlantic Transition Hub (MATH) Teleseminar Series: The Maturation of a Social Movement: A Regional Response to a Critique of the Transition Movement.” (Click here to register.)

By Pamela Boyce Simms -

It’s time to ask some thorny questions of the Transition movement. We need look no further than Kingston, the first capital of New York, to begin.

Blog post submitted by: Pamela Boyce Simms, Convener, Mid-Atlantic Transition Hub (MATH) and Pamela Haines, Transition West Philadelphia

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