Transition Alive: Alive to the power of building alternatives

05mar7:00 pm9:00 pmTransition Alive: Alive to the power of building alternativesStories of small seeds planted by Transition groups which have grown and morphed in new ways to bring about bigger change. OrganiserTransition TogetherOnline7:00 pm - 9:00 pm(GMT+00:00) Event TypeClimate Action,Cultural, Arts & Social,Meeting,Mobilisation & Outreach,Webinar & Talks,Workshop & TrainingThemeCircular economy,Climate Justice,Communication & Storytelling,Community,Energy & Renewables,Governance & Just Transition,LGBTQIA+,Mental Health & Wellbeing,Networking & Community Engagement,Racial & Migrant Justice

Event Details

What if Transition groups could scale up their impact? What if you
had unbounded people power, time and funding to pursue your vision?
What could it unleash? Join us to explore where change is already
unfolding, building alternative systems for our future, and giving us a
tantalising glimpse of what could be. Stories of small seeds planted by
Transition groups which have grown and morphed in new ways to bring
about bigger change.

We’ll hear from inspiring projects and enterprises incubated in the Transition Movement:

  • Josiah Meldrum of Hodmedods, incubated in Transition Norwich
  • Pete Capener from Bath and West Community Energy
  • Samatha Woods of Transition Leicester
  • Members of Scottish Communities Climate Action Network

We’re thrilled to be joined by two ‘Keynote Listeners’ to share their

Nick Romeo covers policy and ideas for The New Yorker and
teaches in the Graduate School of Journalism at the University of
California, Berkeley. He has also written for The New York Times, The
Washington Post, National Geographic, Rolling Stone, The Atlantic, The
MIT Technology Review, and many other venues. He’s the author “The
Alternative: How to Build a Just Economy”, published in January 2024.

Anthea Lawson is a campaigner and author who has worked on campaigns to
shut down tax havens, prevent banks from facilitating corruption and
environmental devastation, and control the arms trade. At Global
Witness, she launched a prize-winning campaign that changed the rules on
secret company ownership and resulted in new laws in dozens of
countries. She began her working life as a reporter at The Times
newspaper. Her recent book The Entangled Activist is about why activists
so often end up recreating the problems they are trying to fix, and how
we might begin to look at the task of changing the world differently.

All welcome! Sign up for a free ticket below.

Part of our Spring Series – Transition Alive! An invitation to explore
the challenge of our time, the potential of our Movement and a renewed,
shared vision for our future. Join us at our other events:

Transition Alive Part One: Alive to the call of justice 7-9pm Wed 28 Feb 2024

Transition Alive Part Three: Alive to the Transition we want 7-9pm Tues 12 March 2024

This is an online event using Zoom. There will be automated closed
captions and a tech support person available on the night. We are able
to arrange additional adjustments (for example a BSL interpreter) with
enough notice, please let us know of any accessibility needs when you



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