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Transition Hastings-on-Hudson Becomes US' 116th 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?
Members of Transition Hastings-on-
"In the process of creating our initiative we have posted a website, planted gardens, joined a team of residents who are conducting a village-wide tree inventory and signed up to remove invasive vines from trees. We have participated in a steady diet of workshops that teach skills off the grid, and some of us have begun to barter services and goods. We have also begun to meet with individuals and groups in our village, (including members of the village Comprehensive Plan committee) to quietly build on our mutual desire to make Hastings-on-
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.
If you would like more information about the Transition Movement in the United States, or to schedule an interview with Carolyne Stayton, please call 707-763-1100 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org
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