March 2013 Blog Posts (2)

The Rise of Cooperatives in the New Economy

"A new economy is coming. While Wall Street banks are on a trend of corporate mergers and acquisitions, Main Street businesses are generating community wealth while undergoing a transition of their own. Traditional companies are becoming worker cooperatives, both to sustain during tough economic times and because years of success have enabled these companies to…


Added by Janice Lynne on March 16, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Huffpost Collaborates with Crowdrise to Create Jobs

Speaking of creative ideas for Reconomy (the new Transition buzz word for revisioning, and reinventing our ecomony), Huffingtonpost recently partnered with Crowdrise to challenge job-creating non-profits to compete in raising funds.  These funds will be used to support  bringing tools, resources, and coaching to people needing jobs.  

At the end of the challenge the non-profits had raised a total of $1.5 million.  The media attention from the reporting also enhanced visibility for the…


Added by Janice Lynne on March 11, 2013 at 3:50pm — No Comments

About the Movement

The Transition Movement is in well over a thousand highly diverse communities across the world - from towns in Australia to neighborhoods in Portugal, from cities in Brazil to rural communities in Slovenia, from urban locations in Britain to islands off the coast of Canada. Many of these initiatives are registered on the Transition Network website.


Fort Collins Sustainability Group (FCSG)
To develop and advocate a vision and strategy for becoming a sustainable community

The Fort Collins Community Action Network (FC CAN) is a solid grassroots organization comprised of independent affiliates.

Shire CSA
Reestablishing an intimate connection between food and the people of the community.

Community for Sustainable EnergyCommunity for Sustainable Energy (CForSE)
Promoting energy policy that protects our natural environment, fosters economic growth, and improves quality of life in Fort Collins and beyond.


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