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Transition in Vancouver - Transition Training workshop

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Transition in Vancouver - Transition Training workshop

Time: October 15, 2010 to October 16, 2010
Location: Langara College
Street: 100 West 49 Avenue
City/Town: Vancouver
Website or Map: http://www.langara.bc.ca
Phone: 604-323-5981
Event Neighbourhood and Type: workshop
Organized By: Leslie Kemp
Latest Activity: Oct 14, 2010

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Event Description

TRANSITION IN VANCOUVER:
from fossil fuel dependence to resilience

Co-sponsored by Langara College Continuing Studies and Village Vancouver

Join leaders of the transition movement in Vancouver for a 2-day workshop and dialogue introducing the principles, steps and lessons of the successful Transition Town model of local response to global challenges.
• What are the lessons for activists and concerned citizens?
• How can we increase resilience in every neighbourhood?
• What are the ways we might collaborate to get the impacts that are needed?

FACILITATOR
Michelle Colussi works with the Canadian Centre for Community Renewal (CCCR) in Victoria, BC and is a member of Transition Victoria. She brings over 20 years of community facilitation and organizing experience, and is currently involved in the development of a community resilience tool. She is a certified Transition Trainer.

LEARNING OUTCOMES
Leave this workshop:
• Better equipped to offer leadership and support transformation in the Vancouver region.
• With understanding of the impacts of peak oil and climate change and the context for “transition”.
• With practical tools for leading change in your community such as how to organize open space sessions and awareness activities.
• With an understanding of the potential of the Transition Town model to create transformation both here in Vancouver and globally.
• Motivated to become involved in Vancouver’s “transition movement”.
• Committed to personal change and feeling empowered to take action in your neighbourhood, organization and/or community.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND
• Civic and community leaders
• Anyone interested in strengthening a community-wide response to fossil fuel dependence and climate change

REGISTER
By phone: 604-323-5322
Fee: $195 (70775) (Includes course materials and refreshments. Bring your own lunch and a memory stick).
Discounts: Register by September 24 for a 10% discount. 50% discount for full-time students showing valid ID. Contact Leslie if cost is an issue.

For further information contact:
Leslie Kemp 604-323-5981/ lkemp@langara.bc.ca
Ross Moster 604-742-9881 rmoster@flash.net

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