December news from the Transition Network

Here’s a few choice pickings from the December Transition Network Newsletter – including a new role working to promote diversity in Transition Initiatives and news that the Transition film “In Transition” is available on DVD and to watch free online. To signup to the Transition Network newsletter, visit: http://transitionnetworknews.wordpress.com/about/

Green Community Hero Award
The 2009 Energy Saving Trust/Guardian ‘Green Community Hero’ award has been awarded to Transition founder Rob Hopkins.
http://transitionnetworknews.wordpress.com/2009/12/08/green-community-hero-award/

Diversity Project Coordinator
A new post has opened up with the Transition Network. The role of the Diversity Project Coordinator will be to ‘Develop models and practices to enable the transition movement to successfully engage across culture, race, faith and income groups.’
http://transitionnetworknews.wordpress.com/2009/12/09/diversity-project-coordinator/

Free Guide to Setting Up Local Currencies
Transition Network is delighted to be able to present the first in an occasional series of pdf only ‘How to’ guides: THE LEWES POUND A Transition Network ‘How To’ Guide.
http://transitionnetworknews.wordpress.com/2009/12/10/free-guide-to-setting-up-local-currencies/

In Transition 1.0 DVD is Now Available On DVD and Online
‘In Transition’ is the first detailed film about the Transition movement filmed by those that know it best, those who are making it happen on the ground. The Transition movement is about communities around the world responding to peak oil and climate change with creativity, imagination and humour, and setting about rebuilding their local economies and communities. It is positive, solutions focused, viral and fun.
http://transitionnetworknews.wordpress.com/2009/12/08/in-transition-1-0-dvd-is-now-available/

Rob Hopkins Ted Video
Back in July Rob Hopkins gave a talk at TED and the video is now online.
http://transitionnetworknews.wordpress.com/2009/12/08/rob-hopkins-ted-video/

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