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Lunch & Learn: Municipalities in Transition
September 27, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm PDT
Join Ana Huertas and Cristiano Bottone from the international Municipalities in Transition project to explore their framework for supporting community-municipal collaboration.
The main aim of the Municipalities in Transition project is to develop and test a structured way for municipalities and local governments to connect with their communities and respond to the great challenges of this historical period adopting a systemic view and methodologies inspired by the Transition Towns movement approach and learnings. The MiT framework draws from case studies in Italy, Spain, Portugal, and Brazil.
This lunch and learn is being offered as part of the 2021 Regenerative Communities Summit. Please click here to learn more and register using our pay-what-you-can donation-based system to participate.
Feel free to bring your lunch to this Lunch & Learn session!
Ana Huertas is a facilitator for social change and community resilience. She is a professional in international cooperation for development, sustainable agriculture, holistic education, and a trained Permaculture teacher and course facilitator for the Transition Movement. She coordinates Red de Transición (the National Transition Hub in Spain) and the Municipalities in Transition Project.
Cristiano Bottone cofounded in 2008 the first Italian Transition Initiative in Monteveglio (near Bologna). In the same year, he brought together, with another group of national experimenters, Transition Italia, which is now the national hub of the movement. Much of his work focuses now on the involvement of municipalities, businesses, and institutions in the Transition process.