MIMIC THIS! When you get invited to events 3000 miles away (or 20 of them just across town), use COPY & PASTE with the really interesting events to seed your own community's plans for similar events. Why start from scratch.... Beg, borrow and mimic! More....
How are you currently involved in the Transition movement?
Pursuing an initiative for enough solar and wind installations in Beverly, MA to meet the electricity needs of the city, and create a process that can be duplicated by other cities.
In what ways do you identify with the Transition movement? Why are you interested?
Help the environment.
How can you help the growth/acceptance/vitality of the Transition movement? What can YOU teach us? What can your GROUP teach us?
City residents can take local action to have their entire city's electrcity come from clean and renewable sources. This can be done through government, business and community collaboration. Complete a feasibility study determining site locations for wind/solar installation, and then have the city government offer the project for competitive bid to qualified businesses to own and operate...details at www.GreatGreenCities.org
Welcome Charlie! Great to see you here on the social networks for Transition U.S. and Transition Massachusetts. You highlighted in your profile "... Pursuing an initiative for enough solar and wind installations in Beverly, MA to meet the electricity needs of the city, and create a process that can be duplicated by other cities...." -- Wow. Can I twist your arm a bit to keep us up-to-date about the developments in Beverly and your own work on ... GreatGreenCities. I'd love to get some of our people involved. Lived in Reading and Wellesley for 22 years and was super active in the Boston Computer Society. Hi to 128 Saab for me! Grin. Some Links Members Have Found Helpful
Send me your Skype ID so we can spend a few minutes talking about what you’d like to do here. My ID is LSquiresSkype.
Declare yourself -- What do you personally bring to the potluck? Give it a title and say much more than you included in your Profile. Lay out your offer in detail. Or, tell us what you’d really like to learn! Others will join in.
Profile your group -- Make your constituents visible. Find some creative ways to offer their special values to mentor all Transitioners.
Reinforce, reinforce, reinforce -- Connect the dots -- friends to friends, newcomers to oldcomers, groups to groups, groups to members, skills to skills, special interests to special interests. This is your garden. Cultivate for the harvest.
Next steps TransitionUS -- Set up local Transition initiatives as official Transition communities; sign up for training; build your community resilience.