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Introduction to Transition Towns – the movement and the model

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Introduction to Transition Towns – the movement and the model

Time: June 15, 2010 from 9:30am to 12:30pm
Location: Langara College
Street: 100 West 49 Avenue
City/Town: Vancouver
Website or Map: http://www.langara.bc.ca
Phone: Register: 604-323-5322 Info: 604-323-5981
Event Neighbourhood and Type: workshop, transition, resilience, energy, descent
Organized By: Leslie Kemp
Latest Activity: Jun 14, 2010

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Event Description

How do you engage a whole community in a transition
driven by energy descent? What are the lessons from
the Transition Town model and movement after 5
years? The workshop will be open and interactive
engaging participants in activities that set the context
for Transition and provide an overview of the model,
the movement, and Transition examples from other places in the world.

Lena Soots is a Research Associate and Instructor at
the Centre for Sustainable Community Development
at Simon Fraser University and a PhD Candidate in the
Faculty of Education. A member of the Village
Vancouver Steering Committee and a certified
Transition Trainer, she works with communities to
build resilience and create sustainable futures.

Co-sponsored by Langara College Continuing Studies and Village Vancouver. Offered as part of Langara's Summer School on Building Community.

Info: Leslie Kemp: 604-323-5981/ lkemp@langara.bc.ca

Register: 604-323-5322 (60908)

Fees; $45, Full-time students with valid ID: $22.50, Low income: pay what you can.

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Comment by Yee Tong on June 14, 2010 at 9:56am
Hi, what building is the workshop in?

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