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....
"yes indeed; having some "boy was i young then" moments while talking with Annie Butler, who i have a couple unusual connections to.
i am at firstname.lastname@example.org , if you can say hello there it might be technically easier for me,
"Welcome Melissa! Great to see you here on Transition U.S. and Transition NewYork. You highlighted in your profile "... I do permaculture, consensus decision-making, herbal healthcare. I want to find others in nearby neighborhoods who want to…"
Mar 10, 2009
Melissa Ennen is now a member of TRANSITION IN ACTION SOCIAL NETWORK
Welcome Melissa! Great to see you here on Transition U.S. and Transition NewYork. You highlighted in your profile "... I do permaculture, consensus decision-making, herbal healthcare. I want to find others in nearby neighborhoods who want to step up the pace of creating the community we want...." -- I suggest you start some "user groups" on your topics and invite like-minded people to join you -- either on on New York or here on US. (Phone numbers are recorded, visible only to you and me, so I can contact you when you have questions about how this site functions. You may enter N/A if you wish.) Some Links Members Have Found Helpful
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!
Profile your group -- Make your constituents visible. Offer their 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.