Training for Transition -- Bellingham, WA

Location:
Sustainable Living Center
Broadway and Meridian (above the RE Store)
Bellingham, WA
Date: 
Friday, August 20, 2010 - 5:00pm - Saturday, August 21, 2010 - 5:00pm
Cost: 
$150.00
Registration: 

A limited number of partial scholarships are available for residents of Whatcom County. Priority will be given for most of them to future leaders of Transition Whatcom.

 

Please contact Linda Fels for registration gr8fels@msn.com or 360-647-8029

 

And Cindi Landreth for scholarship information: cindilandreth@gmail.com or 360-319-9092

Transition United States (www.transitionus.org) is offering the two-day Training for Transition course. The course is an in-depth experiential introduction to Transition for those considering bringing Transition to their community.  It is recommended for local communities wishing to become an internationally-recognized Transition Initiative.

At the Training for Transition course, you will:

  • Explore how the Transition process increases community resilience
  • Receive tools for community outreach, education and engagement
  • Learn how to summarize the Triple Challenge of Peak Oil, Climate, and Economic Instability in ways that move people to positive action
  • Understand and know how to work with obstacles that have prevented our communities from recognizing and positively responding to the challenge of energy transition
  • Experience ways that local social and economic community can be created and strengthened
  • Learn ways of creating a positive, shared vision for your community’s future
  • Receive support for becoming a Transition catalyst in your community
  • Connect with others who are helping your region transition to greater stability and security
  • Become a part of a rapidly growing positive, inspirational, global movement!

Curriculum:
The course describes how to catalyze, build and facilitate a successful Transition Initiative. It is packed with imaginative and inspiring ways to engage your community, and delves into both the theory and practice of Transition that has worked so well in hundreds of communities in the U.K. and around the world.

Who should attend: 
People interested in learning about Transition Towns in greater depth and leaders already creating a Transition Initiative in their community

Preparation:
Participants are encouraged to do advance preparation as listed below:  

- Reading

- Viewing

 

Organizer: 
Organizer: 
Cindi Landreth
Phone: 
(360) 319-9092

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