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Woodstock Transition Becomes US' 115th Official Transition Initiative
Transition Initiatives start when a small group of motivated individuals within a community come together with a shared concern: how can the community respond to the challenges and opportunities of peak oil, climate change and the economic crisis?
By: Transition US
Kevin Kraft, a member of Woodstock Transition's Initiating Group, shared that what excites them most about this milestone is "the coming together of our community and the culmination, commitment and cooperation of the initiating group. We all have busy lives and knowing we are able to contribute to the international movement by organizing and initiating the transition conversation in our town – The “official town status” is a lovely recognition of the work we’ve accomplished so far and inspires us to keep organizing, listening and sharing with our community."
"We’ve hosted awareness raising panels on energy – weatherization;
Transition US is a nonprofit organization that provides inspiration, encouragement, support, networking, and training for Transition Initiatives across the United States. They are working in close partnership with the Transition Network, a UK based organization that supports the international Transition Movement as a whole. The Transition Movement is a vibrant, grassroots movement that seeks to build community resilience in the face of such challenges as peak oil, climate change and the economic crisis. It represents one of the most promising ways of engaging people in strengthening their communities against the effects of these challenges, resulting in a life that is more abundant, fulfilling, equitable and socially connected.
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