Transition Streets Cohort

Date: 
Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 11:00am - Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 3:15pm

Are you ready to bring Transition Streets to your neighborhood, but want a little help getting started?

Join the Transition Streets Cohort!

Participants in the Transition Streets Cohort will receive extra support implementing the project and inviting your neighbors to participate, and will have the opportunity to connect with fellow Transition Streets initiators across the US.

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Part 1: Transition Streets 101 (Teleseminar)
September 9th, 11:00am-12:15pm PDT - recording available here
Learn how Transition Streets works and get tools and tips to support you in bringing Transition Streets to your own neighborhood. Hear how Transition Streets has positively impacted participating neighborhoods and communities. Get your questions answered!

This teleseminar will include:

  • Brief intro & history of Transition Streets
  • Overview of the curriculum
  • Introduction to facilitator & outreach guides and evaluation form
  • Tips for bringing Transition Streets to your neighborhood
  • Highlights & Stories from the Transition Streets pilot

Part 2: Reaching Out - Sharing Transition Streets With Your Community (Teleseminar)
September 30th, 11:00am-12:15pm PDT - recording available here

Learn tips and strategies for inviting your neighbors to participate in Transition Streets, and for sharing Transition Streets with your broader community. Hear from the inspired neighbors who have already done it!

This teleseminar will include:

  • How to invite your neighbors
  • How to engage the media
  • How to spread the word to your community

Part 3: Transition Streets Peer Support Tele-Salons
October 7th @ 11:00amPDT & October 21st @ 2pm PDT (please note the Oct 21st has been rescheduled from 11am to 2pm)

Share your progress, questions, ideas, and challenges with fellow Transition Streets initiators across the country and Transition US staff. Get the support and inspiration you need!

Ongoing Support: Cohort participants will also have access to a Transition Streets discussion group on Loomio (a free online platform) to receive ongoing support from peers and Transition US staff.

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Cost:

  • Free to Official Transition Initiatives (suggested $10-25 sliding scale donation)
  • $25-$50 sliding scale to other individuals and community groups. 

Your contribution helps us build capacity to support the Transition Streets roll-out. Please note that recordings of Part 1 & 2 will be available to the public for free download. Some scholarships available, please email info@transitionstreets.org to inquire.

Registration: Limit 25 participants; register here.

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Cheerful Disclaimer: Like the rest of Transition, the Transition Streets Cohort is an experiment! This is our second time offering a Cohort-type support program to local Transition Initiatives, based on what we learned from the successful Transition Streets Pilot Cohort. We'd like to share some what we've learned with you to help you succeed in bringing Transition Streets to your own neighborhood, and we'd also love your input and feedback on how we do, and what we might change for future Cohorts.

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