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Catalyzing Transition Initiatives in NYC

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Catalyzing Transition Initiatives in NYC

Time: July 17, 2009 at 7pm to July 19, 2009 at 5pm
Group Type: New York
Street: 175 Rivington Street
City/Town: New York
Website or Map:
Phone: 212-475-1876
Event Type: weekend, workshop, (training, for, transition):
Organized By: Ariane Burgess
Latest Activity: Jul 2, 2009

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Event Description

Regenerative Culture is partnering with Transition Network US to bring the Training for Transition 2-day course to New York City.

Free introductory talk and Q & A on the Transition Movement

Introductory Talk: Friday July 17, 7:00 – 8:30pm

Weekend Workshop (Training for Transition):

Saturday July 18, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday July 19, 9:00am - 5:00pm

Location for all events: Manhattan

Become informed so you can take action for a better future!

Learn about this positive, community-building response to the economic, climate and energy crises. The information provided in the introductory presentation, and 2-day course will powerfully impact your life choices.

The Transition Movement is a vibrant, grassroots process for building community resilience in the face of such challenges as climate change, peak oil, and economic crisis. As a complement to existing sustainability efforts, Transition Initiatives empower people to adopt ways of life that are more abundant, fulfilling, equitable, sustainable, and socially connected.

Responses from participants of the May 16 & 17 New York City training:

"It certainly worked for me to feel comfortable and experience a new synthesis"

"Two days, fully packed, delivered with heart and soul and a higher consciousness perspective"

"...there was so much valuable information."

Read about Transition Initiatives in the April 19 New York Times Magazine.

Since emerging in Ireland in 2005 as a response to the collision of these three crises, the Transition movement has spread viraly across the UK and beyond. Hundreds of Transition initiatives are now underway. Now, New York City has the opportunity to take some initiative. Training for Transition trainer, Tina Clarke and others are coming to New York City to give an introductory talk and 2-day training. Trainer's Bios:

Learn about this rapidly growing, inspirational, global movement. And get support to bring about Transition in your community.

The 2-day Transition Training will show you how to set up and run a successful Transition Initiative. Receive imaginative and inspiring tools for community outreach, education and engagement. Discover how to create positive visions, and move people to positive action.

Weekend Cost: $250 per person. A $100 deposit will hold your place. Pay in full by July 1st or enroll with a friend/colleague and receive a $20 discount. (Some partial scholarships may be available for work exchange, if you are interested in this approach contact us right away.) Lunch, refreshments, and materials included. Lodging is not included.

Online Registration: Click ‘Training for Transition’ on the right. Please note: Only ‘payment in full’ is available through PayPal.

Mail-in Registration: Send your name, address, phone, email, and a check (deposit or full payment) made payable to "Regenerative Culture" to: Ariane Burgess, 175 Rivington Street, 1C, New York, NY 10002.

If you have questions contact:

Ariane Burgess
of Regenerative Culture
Phone: 212 475-1876
E-mail: info[@]


Training for Transition facilitator
Tina Clarke
Phone: 413 863-5253
E-mail: tinaclarke2[@]

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