Part II of our Transition Towns Week! After your introduction to this exciting global movement at our "End of Suburbia (http://www.meetup.com/nj-green/calendar/9686684/)" movie viewing on March 24th, join us for this in depth discussion on "Transition Towns" with Michael Brownlee.
MICHAEL BROWNLEE is co-founder of Transition Boulder County (http://www.transitionbouldercounty.org/), a non-profit organization whose mission is to catalyze, inspire, encourage, network, support and train communities as they consider, adopt, adapt and implement Transition Initiatives.
TRANSITION: THE MOST INSPIRING MOVEMENT IN THE WORLD.
Transition empowers communities to squarely face the challenges of peak oil and climate change, and to unleash the collective genius of their own people to find the answers to this momentous question:
For all those aspects of life that this community needs to sustain itself and thrive, how are we going to drastically reduce carbon emissions (in response to climate change), significantly rebuild resilience (in response to peak oil), and greatly strengthen our local economy (in response to economic instability)?
Transition initiatives, designed to achieve relocalization at the community level, represent one of the most promising ways of engaging people & communities in strengthening themselves against the effects of these monumental challenges, resulting in a life that is more fulfilling, socially connected and resilient. Hundreds of communities around the world are joining together in the fastest-growing social change movement in history, unleashing their collective genius to meet the greatest challenges of our time.
Our host for this amazing evening will be Bernards' St. Mark's Episcopal Church (well known and recognized for their rooftop solar panel array and instrumental role in founding GreenFaith).
March 26th 6:30-8:30pm
This is a *Free Public Talk Presented in Association with:
New Jersey Coalition for Transition & NYC Awakening the Dreamer Symposium Community
*$5 suggested donation to Transition Boulder County*