Transition LAUNCH training - Dobbs Ferry, NY

South Presbyterian Church
343 Broadway
Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
Friday, February 1, 2013 - 6:00pm - Sunday, February 3, 2013 - 6:00pm

To register for this training click here. Checks for training payment can be made out to South Presbyterian Church and sent to 343 Broadway Dobbs Ferry NY 10522 Attn: Kathy Dean

Hours of the training are Friday, Feb. 1 - 6:00 PM-9:00 PM, Saturday Feb. 2 - 8:30 AM-5:00 PM, Sunday Feb. 3 - 1:00 PM-6:00PM.

Cost of training is $140 / $50 for students. Cost includes Friday night dinner and Saturday lunch. Limited scholarships are available. To apply, contact Kathy Dean at

For more information about this training contact Kathy Dean at



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Winter/Spring 2013 Transition Weekends (New York)

As we round the bend into 2013. These are challenging and exciting times. Extreme weather, the harbinger of hyper-accelerated climate change,  is upon us. We have a tremendous opportunity to proactively move through this time of transition together in community, with deep forethought and ingenuity.

The Mid-Atlantic Transition Hub* offers "Transitioners" at various stages of the transition process a series of day-long conferences which address all aspects of moving toward resilience.


Register for one, two or all three days of any weekend.


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This two-day course is an in-depth experiential introduction to Transition for those considering bringing Transition to their community or for existing Transition initiatives who are interested in deepening their understanding of Transition. It is recommended for local communities wishing to become an internationally-recognized Transition Initiative.

At the Transition LAUNCH 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 change, 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‚Äôs 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!

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 around the world.

Who should attend: 
People interested in learning about the Transition movement in greater depth and leaders already creating a Transition initiative in their community.

Participants are encouraged to do advance preparation as listed below:  

- Reading

  • The Transition Handbook: From Oil Dependency to Local Resilience, by Rob Hopkins
  • "Transition Primer" (free)

- Viewing

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