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WORKGROUP:: RESKILLING, MENTORING, INTERNSHIPS

developing local materials, learning from elders & history, independent living skills, reuse, repairing, repurposing, reducing, recycling, community forests, fiber and animal care, spinning and weaving, cooking with fresh produce, cheese-making, soaps, plant-based textiles, baking, carpentry, blacksmithing, electronics, engineering, building skills - and the learning of all skills that lead to self reliance and, most importantly, sustenance.

3 Apr 14, 2010
Reply by Jarett S

WORKGROUP: SECURITY, PREPAREDNESS, & JUSTICE

5 Feb 18, 2011
Can you handle the truth about about events on 9/11?
by Dick McManus

WORKGROUP:: TRANSPORTATION

pedestrian-friendly cities, bicycles, mass transit and long distance rail, reclaiming roads for other uses, alternative fuels, biofuels, hybrid vehicles, electric vehicles

5 Dec 16, 2009
Reply by James Martin

WORKGROUP:: WASTE

reuse and repurposing, reducing, buying in bulk & cooperatives, saying goodbye to plastics, neighborhood sharing (tools, machines, etc.)

2 Jul 16, 2009
International PBF Day,Sept 12th,2009
by Tony Langham

WORKGROUP:: WATER

rooftop collection & storage, purification, community storage & distribution, conservation, earthworks for water harvesting, gray- and black-water systems

2 Sep 21, 2009
Reply by Robert Schultz

WORKGROUP:: WELFARE, HEALTH, WELLNESS

parenting & childcare, childcare cooperatives, parenting skills, playgroups, education, child-friendly communities, midwifery; elder care, including elderly in community life, multi-generational structure, Medicinal herbs, local medicine production, prevention, nutrition & exercise, education, support groups. Bringing elders and youth together in learning, interning, or mentoring situations.

1 Mar 1, 2009
Medication?
by Jen Mazer

WORKGROUP:: YOUTH EDUCATION

ecology & stewardship, k12 farm-to-school programs, school gardens, permaculture, health & nutrition, diversity, global history & peoples, meaningful work at all ages, accounting skills, critical thinking skills, democratic family models and parenting skills, apprenticeships, lifelong learning and life skills, exposure to occupations & working whether through documentary film, books such as Studs Terkel's WORKING, or special presentations by specialists and field trips, teaching, self educating. Experiential, Work Study, Independent learning through expansion of intern and mentor programs. Catalyzing youth organizations, empowering youth to act for change and the common good, youth teaching youth, youth presentations & events - emphasis on civic duty & democratic principles. Children will generally be better adjusted adults the sooner find their talents, strengths and interests. How can we advance this early awareness while avoiding the pitfalls and alienation of overspecialization

1 Feb 17, 2011
Reply by Thom Illingworth

WORKGROUP: ZERO CARBON

4 Dec 3, 2011
Reply by Dick McManus

Community Exchange -- Give and Take!

Give and take. Ask and Receive. Post your Needs. Fulfill members' requests.

19 Nov 30, 2011
Reply by Steven Earl Salmony

Respond to a Member Request

If you enjoy doing things for people, this is where you belong. Find something somebody is asking for and DO IT!

3 Mar 21, 2009
Reply by Kathy Jacobson

Study Groups

Study groups for books, films, and local activities.

10 Mar 22, 2011
Reply by Judith Newton

Local Currencies

Local and alternate currencies. New forms of money. Barter. Exchange.

2 Jan 23, 2009
Reply by Justin

Books

Authors are invited to post their publications. Give a short synopsis of your work, links to relevant secondary materials and websites, as well as special offers you would like to make to this community.

7 Oct 21, 2011
Special offer on Transition Companion
by Michael Weaver

Songs, Music, Ballads

Please post inspiring songs here. Transition songs Permaculture songs Social movement songs Yee-haw!!

4 Mar 1, 2009
TRANSITION IS FOR THE BIRDS!
by Les Squires -- Webmaster

Podcasting

Category for those interested in using computers to create, distribute and play contents of meetings.

1 Mar 3, 2009
Reply by HippieMama

Networking Issues, Concerns, Suggestions

9 Aug 7, 2011
State of Your Town
by Mike Matessa

HELP System

All help files designed to assist members with alternatives and details.

35 Jun 2, 2012
Capital for clean tech projects in Africa
by Suza Adam

WWorldwide Events and Discussions

Events and discussion relevant to all Transitioners world-wide.

13 Dec 7, 2012
FOR SALE: Ecopsychology Distance Learning Business
by Grace Thompson

USNationwide Events and Discussions

Events and discussion relevant primarily to the U.S. Congressional bills, films, media, news

21 Jan 9, 2012
Dick McManus for Congress, 2nd CD-WA, 2012
by Dick McManus

Transition Trainers

Listed here are persons, companies, and professional services of those who offer Transition Training. Use the forum to record your assessment of experiences you have in their training sessions.

3 Jan 26, 2011
Reply by David Yarrow

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