An evolving exploration into the head, heart and hands of energy descent.
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Pamela Boyce Simms is convener of the Mid-Atlantic Transition Hub , which brings together and supports Transition groups from southern Connecticut to Virginia in the US. She is also a very active Transition trainer and is also involved in interfaith work. Given our ongoing exploration of the theme of 'The Power to Convene', there is much that we can learn from Pamela's work in bringing different...
"Dear Transition Agony Aunt. What's the best way to start a Transition group after a previous one has folded? And should you even think of doing so if you haven’t been able to track down at least eight people who were involved in the folded group? LR I think the first thing to say is that Transition groups have natural life cycles. Many groups have come into existence, slowed down, folded,...
One of the most ambitious examples of The Power to Convene to come through a Transition initiative is Atmos Totnes in Devon, England. It has brought together the site's owner Dairy Crest, a mainstream developer and a community, to plan the future of the former manufacturing site. Its recent community consultation reached over 2,200 people, and the next stage of consultation starts again soon .