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    1. About
      1. Endorsements
    2. Our Mission
    3. Our Charter
    4. Our Vision
    5. Our Values
    6. Our Declaration of Interdependence
    7. Our Plan
      1. Our Phases
        1. Phase 0 -“Seed Phase”
        2. Phase I - Building Community/"Soil Phase"
        3. Phase II – “Weeding” (Community)
        4. Phase III – “Harvesting” (Community)
        5. Phase IV – “Pollination” (Community)
      2. How Does This Impact Me?
        1. Personal Impact of Phase 0 -“Seed Phase”
        2. Personal Impact of Phase I - Building Community/"Water Phase"
        3. Personal Impact of Phase II – “Weeding” (Community)
        4. Personal Impact of Phase III – “Harvesting” (Community)
        5. Personal Impact of Phase IV – “Pollination” (Community)
      3. Action Plan
        1. Get Off Your "Buts"
          1. But we’ve got no funding…
          2. But they won’t let us…
          3. But a sustainability group already exist here and I don’t want to step on their toes…
          4. But no one in this town cares about the environment …
          5. But it’s too late to do anything useful…
          6. But I don’t have the right qualifications…
          7. But I don’t have the energy for doing this...
        2. Set Your Intention
        3. Meet Your Point Person
        4. What You Need to Know About Your Action Plan
          1. Nothing You Will Find in Your Action Plan is Based on Theory
          2. We Want Everyone on the Site to Literally and Figuratively Be on the Same Page
          3. Key Things You Need to Remember
          4. Daunting Goals Can Be Achieved in Bite-Sized Chunks
    8. The Law
    9. Our Trust
    10. Disclosure Policy
  2. Take Action
    1. ImagiNATION CO-OPeration
      1. START HERE
        1. Standards
        2. Contributor Toolbox
          1. Anymeeting
          2. App Arsenal
            1. Google Play Apps
              1. Google Play Shopping Apps
                1. Buycott App
            2. Apple App Store
          3. Chore Buster
          4. Consensus Handbook
          5. Duolingo
          6. Google Hangout
          7. MealTrain
          8. Rabb.it
          9. Rent Splitting Calculator
          10. NeedtoMeet
          11. Perfect Potluck
          12. Potluck Calculator
          13. Rescue Time
          14. Skype
          15. Slack
          16. Splitwise
          17. Splitzee
          18. Social Media Designs & Images
            1. Facebook Content
              1. Personal Facebook Cover Photos
                1. Memo Note Design
                2. Build a New Model Design
                3. Creating the Future Today Design
                4. Evolution Design
                5. Committed Citizens Design
          19. Time Converters & Time Zone Tools
      2. Community Brain
        1. The Necessities
          1. Relationships
            1. Kinds of Relationships
              1. BUD
              2. Home-mates
              3. Therapeutic
              4. Intimate
                1. Monogamous Relationships
                  1. Married Couples
                  2. Unmarried Couples
                2. Polyamorous Relationships
              5. Friend
              6. Guardian
            2. Components of Good Relationships
            3. Barriers to Good Relationships
          2. Shelter
            1. Nomadic Lifestyle
            2. Shared Housing
              1. Types of Shared Housing
                1. Live-In Landlord & Tenant Relationship
                  1. How Do You Want to Live?
                    1. How Do You Want to Live-Categories
                      1. Gender, Age, Sexual Orientation, and Cultural Preferences
                      2. Types of Pets
                      3. Cleanliness
                      4. Neatness
                      5. Television
                      6. Radio/Music/Noise
                      7. Alcohol Consumption & Drug Use
                      8. Cigarettes
                      9. Diet
                      10. Meals
                      11. Sociability
                      12. Routines
                  2. Home-Seeker
                    1. How Much Can You Afford?
                    2. Where Do You Want to Be?
                    3. The Physical Space
                      1. Physical Space- Can't Live With/Without
                        1. Safety
                        2. Access to Public Transportation
                        3. Parking
                        4. The Natural Environment
                        5. Light
                        6. External Noise
                        7. Outside Space
                        8. Private Bathroom
                        9. Appliances
                        10. Internet Access/ Cell Phone Coverage/ Cable TV
                        11. Furniture/ Storage
                        12. Pets
                  3. Homeowner
                    1. Deciding on the Space
                    2. Determining Rent
                    3. Utilities & Other Costs
                    4. Deposits
                    5. Selecting a Home-Mate(s)
                2. Co-Housing
                  1. The Crucial Factors
                    1. Goals
                    2. Expectations
                    3. Needs
                    4. Lifestyle
                    5. The Top 5 Things to Keep in Mind
                  2. Forming or Reforming a Communal Household
                  3. Buy or Rent?
                  4. Where?
                  5. How To Find Housing
                  6. Financing
                  7. Ownership
                  8. Organization of Common Tasks
                  9. Cross Training
                  10. Money
                  11. Children in Community
                3. Intentional Community
                  1. Homesteading
                    1. Types of Foundations
                      1. Rubble Trench
                      2. Urbanite
                      3. Gravel Bags
                      4. Poured Concrete
                      5. Block Stem Walls
                      6. Concrete Pier
                    2. Homes/Construction
                      1. Alternative Homes/Construction
                        1. Straw Bale
                        2. Earth Bag
                        3. Cordwood
                        4. Native Culture Lodges
                          1. Adobe Brick/Earth Block
                          2. Yurt
                        5. Cob
                        6. Tiny House
                        7. Dome
                          1. Monolithic Dome
                          2. Earthbag Dome
                          3. Earthship Dome
                          4. Foam Dome
                        8. Timber Framing
                        9. Slip Straw/ Light-Clay Straw
                        10. Earthship
                        11. Living Roof
                        12. Wattle and Daub
                        13. Natural Earth Plaster
                        14. Lime Plaster
                        15. Adobe/Earth Floor
                        16. Rammed Earth
                        17. Thatch
                      2. Traditional Homes/Construction
                        1. Post & Beam Framing
                  2. Urban Homesteading
                  3. Wilderness Survival
          3. Food
            1. Food Production
              1. Aquaponics
              2. Permaculture
            2. Food Procurement
              1. Freeganism
                1. Free Food
              2. Food Co-ops
              3. Farmer's Markets
              4. Community Gardens
              5. Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)
              6. Local Farms
            3. Food Preservation
              1. Traditional Techniques
                1. Drying
                2. Cooling
                3. Freezing
                4. Curing
                  1. Fermentation
                5. Heating
                6. Salt
                7. Sugar
                8. Smoking
                9. Pickling
                10. Canning & Bottling
                11. Jellying
                12. Jugging
                13. Burial
              2. Modern Techniques
                1. Vacuum Packing
          4. Water
            1. Storage & Water Purification Systems
              1. Cisterns & Rain Barrels
              2. Static Storage Systems
              3. Dynamic Storage Systems
            2. Pumping
            3. Wells
            4. Pond & Septic Systems Maintenance
          5. Energy
            1. Natural Energy
              1. Solar
                1. Solar Hot Water
              2. Wind
              3. Hydro
              4. Earth
            2. Man Made Energy
              1. Combustion Generators
              2. Solar Salt Ponds
          6. Transportation
            1. Vehicles
              1. Car
                1. Dymaxion
          7. Health & Wellness
            1. Cleaning Supplies
              1. Natural Disinfectants
            2. Pest Control
              1. Bug Repellant
                1. Mosquito Repellant
                2. Tick Deterrant
              2. Garden Pest Natural Predators
            3. Signs of Nutritional Deficiencies
            4. Personal Hygiene
              1. Feminine Hygiene
                1. Yeast Infection
              2. Oral Hygiene
                1. Mouthwash
                2. Toothpaste
                3. Toothbrush Sterilization
              3. General Hygiene
                1. Deodorant
                  1. Coconut Oil Based
            5. First Aid Kit
              1. Natural Remedies Checklist
              2. Wound Care
              3. Toothache
              4. Bee Sting
            6. Infection
              1. Bird Mites Infections
              2. Sinus Infection
            7. Detox
              1. Rejuvenating Detoxifying Bath
            8. Colonic /Enema
            9. Feet
              1. Foot Fungus
            10. Eye Care
              1. Contact Lens Care
            11. Skin Care
              1. Face Mask
            12. Recreation
              1. Travel
              2. Jukebox
                1. Man in the Mirror - Michael Jackson
                2. True Colors - Cyndi Lauper
                3. We Are All Connected - Symphony of Science
                4. Imagine - John Lennon
                5. Heal the World - Michael Jackson
                6. Colors of the Wind - Vanessa Williams
                7. Somewhere - Barbra Streisand
                8. Alone-Armin van Buuren feat. Lauren Evans
                9. Big Yellow Taxi- Counting Crows ft. Vanessa Carlton
                10. Orange Sky - Alexi Murdoch with Pete Townshend & Rachel Fuller
                11. Mad World - Gary Jules
                12. The Logical Song - Roger Hodgson
                13. Let´s get together - The Youngbloods
                14. War - Edwin Starr
                15. (What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace Love And Understanding - Nick Lowe
                16. We Want Peace - Lenny Kravitz
                17. Heard Somebody Say - Devendra Banhart
                18. What A Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong
                19. Bomb the World - Michael Franti
                20. We Got To Have Peace - Curtis Mayfield
                21. What The World Needs Now - Jackie DeShannon
                22. Blowing In The Wind - Bob Dylan
                23. Peace Train - Cat Stevens
                24. Love Is All You Need- Across the Universe Cast, The Beatles Cover
                25. The Morning -Alanis Morissette
                26. You Gatta Be - Des'ree
                27. Get On Your Feet - Gloria Estefan
                28. No Such Thing As Waste- Charlie Mgee
                29. Look Around (Permaculture Principle 1: Observe & Interact)- Charlie Mgee
                30. The Edge Is Where It's At- Formidable Vegetable Sound System
                31. Yield Swing- Formidable Vegetable Sound System
                32. End of Oil- Formidable Vegetable Sound System
                33. Patterns- Charlie Mgee
                34. Change Song (Permaculture Principle 12)- Charlie Mgee
                35. Small & Slow Song- Charlie Mgee
                36. Down Down Down (Song for Soil)- Charlie Mgee
                37. Limits- Formidable Vegetable Sound System
                38. Gimme Shelter-Playing For Change
                39. Somewhere over the Rainbow - Israel "IZ" Kamakawiwoʻole
                40. Love- Lennon & Maisy
                41. Arthur Theme Song- Ziggy Marley
                42. Earth Emergency-Gaia.Is.I
                43. Be The Change - Luminaries ft. Trevor Hall
                44. PEACE- LUMINARIES
                45. Good Rain-Trevor Hall
                46. Powerful- Alicia Keys feat. Jussie Smollett
                47. Conqueror- Estelle feat. Jussie Smollett
                48. Let's Celebrate the World - Ester Dean
                49. Greatest Love of All - Whitney Houston
                50. When We Stand Together- Nickelback
                51. Live As if Our Future Matters- Earth Guardians
                52. One (Anton Corbjin Version)- U2
                53. All We Are- Warlock
                54. Read All About It-Emeli Sandé
                55. Send It On- Disney Channel Stars
                56. Let's Work Together- Canned Heat
                57. Let's Get Together- Detroit Emeralds
                58. One Day- Matisyahu
        2. Economy
          1. Crowd Sourced Income
            1. The Transition Sponsored Businesses
          2. Personal
            1. Become an Online Tutor
            2. Get Paid for Your Recipes
        3. Technology
      3. Directories
        1. The TIN Directory
        2. Phase Mentors
          1. Phase O Directory
          2. Phase 1 Directory
          3. Phase 2 Directory
          4. Phase 3 Directory
          5. Phase 4 Directory
      4. Classifieds
        1. Micro Job Site Project Lead, Volunteer/Consultant- The Transition Team
        2. Video Editor/Maker, Volunteer/Consultant- The Transition Team
        3. Free Food Locator, Volunteer/Consultant-The Transition Team
        4. How-To for Strategy BUDs, Volunteer/Consultant-The Transition Team
        5. Alternative Home Construction Expert,Volunteer/Consultant-The Transition Team
        6. Urban Homesteading Expert, Volunteer/Consultant- The Transition Team
        7. Food Production Expert, Volunteer/Consultant- The Transition Team
        8. Wilderness Survival Expert, Volunteer/Consultant-The Transition Team
        9. Hydrogen Peroxide Tester, DIY Tester- The Transition Team
        10. Mission Expert, Volunteer/Consultant- The Transition Team
        11. Transportation Systems Expert, Volunteer/Consultant- The Transition Team
        12. Air Refresher Spray Tester, DIY Tester- The Transition Team
        13. Food Preservation Expert, Volunteer/Consultant-The Transition Team
        14. Castile Soap Tester, DIY Tester- The Transition Team
        15. Energy Systems Expert, Volunteer/Consultant- The Transition Team
        16. Water Systems Expert, Volunteer/Consultant- The Transition Team
        17. Co-op Expert, Volunteer/ Consultant- The Transition Team
        18. Web Designer, Volunteer/Consultant-The Transition Team
        19. Graphic Artist/T-Shirt Designer, Volunteer/Consultant- The Transition Team
        20. Mission Expert, Volunteer/ Consultant- The Transition Team
        21. Stock Photo Photographer, Volunteer/Consultant-The Transition Team
        22. Research Assistant, Volunteeer/Consultant- The Transition Team
        23. Potluck Host, Volunteer- The Transition
        24. Home Foundation Expert,Volunteer/Consultant-The Transition Team
      5. Propose an Ephemeralization Project
      6. Goodies
    2. Sign
    3. Watch
    4. Write
    5. Attend
      1. Events
    6. Build Support
      1. Memes Found From Around the Web
        1. Be Mr. Roger's Hero!
        2. A Function of the Heart
        3. There's No Way...
        4. Pass It On
        5. We Were All Humans
        6. Surround Yourself...
        7. Dear Human
        8. Traditional Schooling VS. Unschooling
        9. The Best Project
        10. A Child Who Reads
        11. Success Defined
        12. Longing For Communion
        13. Selfishness Is Unnecessary
        14. Create Tomorrow, Today!
        15. Technological Unemployment
        16. Do Something About It
        17. "Beauty" & Brains
        18. The Age of Information
        19. An Activist is...
        20. I Imagine...
        21. What Do You Have Space For?
        22. Have a Personal Revolution
        23. Make the Darkness Conscious
        24. People May Hate You...
        25. Something To Think About...
        26. The World Is Changed
        27. What Would You Do?
        28. The 6 R's
        29. Save the Trees
        30. Are You Doing Business?
        31. I Am
      2. Spread the word
        1. Examples of Spreading the Word
          1. Answer the Questions
          2. Connect the Dots for Others
          3. Name Drop
          4. Share Impact
          5. Use Context Clues
          6. Express Your Excitement
          7. Share Your Origin Story
          8. Show Gratitude
          9. Start a Dialogue
        2. Memory Jogger
      3. YouTube Tracker
        1. A New Story of Us
        2. Messages in the Hunger Games
        3. Grocery Store Wars
        4. YouTube Tracker Rules
        5. The Story of Your Enslavement
        6. Building Community with Cohousing
        7. Thrive
    7. Connect
      1. Find Nearby Supporters
        1. Free WiFi
        2. Spaces
        3. Skills
        4. Objects
        5. BUDs
    8. Get Trained
      1. Learn
        1. The Basics
          1. The Most Astounding Fact
          2. You the People Have the Power
          3. What Really Motivates Us
          4. Unnecessary Consumption
          5. Starting a Movement
          6. The Pale Blue Dot (You Are Here)
        2. FAQs
          1. Website FAQ
            1. How Do I Connect with People, Communities or Organizations Right Away?
            2. What is the "ImagiNation CO-OPeration" section of the Site?
            3. What Do Those Numbers and "BB" Mean Under My Name When I Am Logged In?
            4. What Is the Difference Between the Our Trust and Endorsements Pages?
            5. How Does The Cooking Pot help The Transition's Contributors?
            6. How Does Having an "In-House" Peer-Funding Platform (a.k.a Crowd -Funding Platform) Assist The Transition in Reaching Its Mission?
            7. What Is Your Action Plan?
          2. The Transition FAQ
            1. How is The Transition Different From Other Groups, Movements, & Non-For-Profits With Similar Beliefs & Goals?
            2. What are the requirements for becoming a Transition Team Member?
              1. Prospective Transition Team Member Information
                1. Prospective Team Member Protocol:
                2. Transition Team Membership Levels:
                3. Reasons for Revoking Team Membership:
                4. Transition Team Commitments:
            3. What Does The Transition Consider to Be Basic Needs?
            4. What is The Transition's view on the Concept of Power?
            5. When someone is Talking About "-isms" to What Are They Referring?
            6. Why Should People Encourage the Formation of This Type of Social Change Network?
            7. Why Was it Necessary for The Transition to Be Created?
            8. Why Does The Transition Believe a Global Egalitarian System Can Work?
            9. Why Does The Transition Find Majority Rule and Competition Ineffective?
            10. Why Does The Transition Advocate Shared Housing Arrangements?
            11. Why Should I "Listen" to What The Transition Has to Say?
            12. Why Should an Individual Join The Transition?
            13. Why Would an Individual Want to Live in an Intentional Community (IC) or Eco-Village?
              1. Reasons to Live in an Intentional Community
                1. More Environmentally Sound
          3. Terminology FAQ
            1. What are "Benchmarks"?
            2. What are Ephemeralization Projects?
            3. What Do You Mean When You Use the Term "Community"?
            4. What Do You Mean When You Use the Term "Transitional Community"?
            5. What Does "Crunch!" or "Crunch Time" Mean?
            6. What Does It Mean to Be a "Contributor" of The Transition?
            7. What Does Intentional Community (IC) Mean?
            8. What Does It Mean to Be a Cultural Creative?
            9. What Does It Mean to be a "Seed" or "Seed Person" of a BUD?
            10. What Does It Mean to Be a "Supporter" of The Transition?
            11. What Does "Right Livelihood" Mean?
            12. What Does Using "Stone Soup Principles" Mean?
            13. What Does the Term "Communalistic" Mean?
            14. What is a Commune?
            15. What is Communalism?
            16. What is Egalitarianism?
            17. What is "Formal Consensus"?
              1. The Flow of Formal Consensus
                1. Clarify the Process
                2. Present Proposal or Issue
                3. Questions Which Clarify the Presentation
              2. The Rules of Formal Consensus
            18. What is "Revaluation Counseling"?
            19. What is The Transition Inter-Community Network (TIN) ?
            20. What is Transition Tuesdays?
            21. What is a BUD?
            22. What is a Collective?
            23. What is a "Communitarian"?
            24. When Someone Says "Solidarity not charity." What Does That Mean?
            25. What is Mutual Aid?
            26. Who is a Community Member?
            27. What is a "Contributorship"?
            28. What is a Global Egalitarian System?
            29. What is a "Home-mate"?
            30. What is a Hybrid Co-op Business?
            31. What is a Social Change Network?
            32. What is a Seed Team?
            33. What is a “Stone Soup” Inventory?
            34. Who is a TIN Person(s)?
            35. What is a Trust?
            36. What is an Eco-village?
            37. What is a Transparency Group?
          4. Consensus FAQ
            1. I've Never Used Formal Consensus Before Why Should I learn a New Decision-Making Process?
            2. What Are Some Impediments to Consensus?
            3. What Are the Pros and Cons of Using Formal Consensus?
            4. What Does Consensus Look Like in Practice?
            5. What Does It Mean to Assume Good Will From All Participants When Using Consensus?
            6. What If One or Two People Disagree With the Rest Of the Group?
            7. What If the BUD Cannot Reach Agreement?
            8. What If the BUD Is Evenly Divided?
            9. What If There Seems To Be Pressure Exerted On One Or Two Persons to "Give In"?
            10. What is Concern?
            11. What is Conflict?
            12. What is Consensus?
            13. What is Consent?
            14. What is a Block?
            15. What is a Decision?
            16. What is a Meeting?
            17. What is a Proposal?
            18. What is a Stand Aside?
            19. What is an Agreement?
            20. What is an Agenda Contract?
            21. What is an Evaluation?
            22. What is the N Street Consensus Method?
            23. What is the Difference Between Agreement and Consent?
            24. What is the Role of Doorkeeper?
            25. What is the Role of a Facilitator?
              1. Facilitation Principles
                1. Non-Directive Leadership
                2. Clarity of Process
                3. Agenda Contract
                4. Good Will
            26. What is the Role of Notetaker?
            27. What is the Role of a Peacekeeper?
            28. What is the Role of a Timekeeper?
            29. What is the Role of Public Scribe
            30. What is the Role of an Advocate?
            31. What is the Role of an Agenda Planner(s)?
            32. What is the Role of Facilitator in Formal Consensus?
            33. What Kind of Decisions Can Be Made in a BUD Meeting?
            34. When Can You Use Consensus?
            35. Why Should My BUD Use Consensus?
            36. Why is Conflict Resolution Important in a BUD, an Intentional Community, a Collective or Network of People Working for Social Change?
          5. BUD Meeting FAQ
            1. What does it Mean to Use the Agenda as a Contract?
            2. What is Clarity of Process?
            3. What is a "Co-Facilitator" and When is Their Role Utilized?
            4. What is a "Facilitator" and When is Their Role Utilized?
            5. What is a Facilitator Supposed to Be Doing During a Meeting?
            6. What is a Meeting Evaluation?
            7. What is a "Process Observer" and When is Their Role Utilized?
            8. What is a "Vibes Watcher" and When is Their Role Utilized?
            9. What is the Process for an "Agenda Review"?
            10. What is Non-Directive Leadership?
          6. "Who?" FAQ
            1. Who is A. Allen Butcher?
            2. Who is Abraham Maslow?
            3. Who is Annamarie Pluhar?
            4. Who is Charles Eisenstein?
            5. Who is Christopher Moore?
            6. Who is C.T. Butler?
            7. Who is Diana Leafe Christian
            8. Who is Geoph Kozeny?
            9. Who is GPaul Blundell?
            10. Who is Ira Wallace?
            11. Who is Jae Sabol?
            12. Who is Jenise Fryatt?
            13. Who is Jessica Pettitt ?
            14. Who is Maikwe Ludwig?
            15. Who is Michael Nagler?
            16. Who is Paxus Calta-Star?
            17. Who is Peter Woodrow?
            18. Who is Tom Dawkins?
            19. Who is Jim Gilliam?
            20. Who is Matt Stannard?
          7. Shared Housing FAQ
            1. What is a Cooperative in Regards to Housing?
            2. What is a Communal Household?
            3. What is a Communal "Family"?
            4. What are the Top Reasons Someone Would Want to Live in a Shared Housing Arrangement?
              1. Income
                1. Save Money on the Cost of Utilities
                2. Save Money on the Monthly Cost of Rent or Mortgage
                3. Have "Extra" Money
              2. Social Connection
                1. Reduction of Loneliness
                2. Helps You "Get Out of Yourself"
                3. Have Someone with Whom to Have a Meal
                4. Comfort
                5. Being Able to Have Daily Exchanges
                6. Personal Cheerleaders
              3. Extra Hands
                1. Outdoor Seasonal Maintenance Tasks
                2. Pet-sitter When You Need to Be Away
                3. Indoor Cleaning Tasks
              4. Living Light on the Earth
            5. What Does Shared Housing Mean?
            6. What is Co-housing?
          8. Intentional Community (IC) FAQ
            1. What is Acorn Community Farm?
            2. What is Twin Oaks Intentional Community?
          9. Media FAQ
            1. What is The Sustainable Living Podcast?
          10. Organization FAQ
            1. What is One Community?
        3. Transition Tuesdays
        4. Movie Vault
          1. Looking Into the Future
            1. 2012: Time For Change
            2. The Collective Evolution III : The Shift
            3. Future By Design
            4. Imagine It!
            5. In Transition 1.0
            6. Paradise or Oblivion
            7. Zeitgeist: Addendum
          2. Our Education
            1. The Cartel
          3. Life
            1. DSKNECTD
            2. Examined Life
            3. Finding Happiness
            4. Happiness Is...
            5. I'm Fine, Thanks
            6. The Interrupters
          4. Money, Wealth & Poverty
            1. Billions In Change
            2. The End of Poverty
            3. In Debt We Trust
            4. Money & Life
            5. The One Percent
            6. Park Avenue: Money Power & The American Dream
          5. Our Food
            1. Food, Inc.
            2. The Future of Food
            3. In Organic We Trust
            4. The Organic Life
          6. Animals
            1. Earthlings
          7. Environment
            1. Chemercial
            2. Dirt! The Movie
          8. Alternative Energy
            1. Carbon Nation
            2. Greasy Rider
          9. Business
            1. The Corporation
            2. Independent America
          10. Intellectual Property, Fair Use & Public Domain
            1. Rip! A Remix Manifesto
            2. You Chuse
          11. Volunteerism
            1. In Transition 2.0
            2. The Third Wave
          12. Housing
            1. Tiny
        5. TV Cache
          1. Touch
            1. Pilot: Tales of the Red Thread
        6. Recommended Reading
        7. Case Studies
          1. List of Case Studies
            1. Case Studies: Co-ops
            2. Case Studies: Intentional Communities
              1. Case Study: Findhorn Foundation
                1. Environmental Impact of Findhorn Foundation
              2. Case Study: Ökodorf Sieben Linden
                1. Environmental Impact of Ökodorf Sieben Linden
              3. Case Study: Kommune Niederkaufungen
                1. Environmental Impact of Kommune Niederkaufungen
              4. Case Study: Munkesoegaard
                1. Environmental Impact for Munkesoegaard
              5. Case Study: Twin Oaks Intentional Community
          2. Specifics
            1. Country
              1. United States
            2. Location
            3. Year Formed
              1. 500's
              2. 1900's
              3. 2000's
            4. Population
              1. Member
                1. Single Digits
                2. Double Digits
                3. Triple Digits
                4. Quadruple Digits
                5. Quintuple Digits
              2. Non-Member
                1. Single Digits
                2. Double Digits
                3. Triple Digits
                4. Quadruple Digits
                5. Quintuple Digits
            5. Income
              1. Income Distribution
                1. Shared
                2. Independent
                3. Partial
                4. Other
              2. Source of Income
            6. Food Habits
              1. Common Diet
                1. Dependent on Individuals
                2. Community Shares Common Diet
                3. Diet is Somewhat Restricted
                4. Other
              2. Dietary Practice
                1. Omnivorous
                2. Primarily Vegetarian
                3. Vegetarian
                4. Vegan
                5. Raw
            7. Spiritual Practices
            8. Governance
              1. Consensus
              2. Majority Rule
              3. Leader/Guru
              4. Group of Leader/Elders
              5. Other
            9. Land Ownership
              1. Community Land Trust
              2. Community/501d
              3. Individual
              4. Landlord
              5. Subgroup of Members
              6. Independent Land Trust
        8. Decision-Making Processes
          1. Consensus
            1. The Consensus Process
            2. The Atmosphere Needed
            3. Conditions For Use of Consensus
            4. When A Decision Is Made
        9. Education & Human Development
          1. Standard Education
            1. Do Schools Kill Creativity?
      2. The Transition Contributor Handbook
        1. Introduction
          1. Volunteer Role Training
          2. Steps to Organizing a Local BUD Group
            1. Create a New BUD
            2. The Function of BUDs
              1. BUD Meeting Facilitation
                1. BUD Meeting Roles
                2. Types of BUD Meetings
                  1. House/ Community Meetings
                  2. Business Meetings
                  3. Sharing Meetings
                3. Group Dynamics
                  1. Decision-Making
                    1. Consensus with BUDs vs. Voting with Individuals
                    2. Formal Consensus Used with BUDS
                      1. Level One: Broad Open Discussion
                      2. Level Two: Identify Concerns
                      3. Level Three: Resolve Concerns
                      4. Principles of Formal Consensus
                        1. Trust
                        2. Respect
                        3. Unity of Purpose
                        4. Non-Violence
                        5. Self-Empowerment
                        6. Conflict Resolution
                          1. Concerns
                        7. Cooperation
                        8. Commitment to the Group
                        9. Active Participation
                        10. Equal Access to Power
                        11. Patience
                    3. N Street Consensus Used with BUDs
                  2. Conflict
                    1. Assumptions About Conflict
                      1. Separate Identification From Resolution
                    2. Dimensions of Conflict
                      1. Use of Physical Force During Conflict
                    3. Conflict Analysis
                    4. Stages & Dynamics of Conflict Resolution
                      1. Conciliation
                        1. Making Contact
                        2. Feelings
                        3. Building Trust
                        4. Getting An Agreement
                        5. Guidelines for Your Consideration
                      2. Negotiation/Bargaining
                      3. Implementation
                      4. Evaluation
                      5. The Role of Third Party Neutral
                        1. Roles Outside of Negotiation
                        2. Roles Inside of Negotiation
                        3. Examples for Using a Third Party Neutral
                        4. Guidelines for Using a Third Party
                        5. Using & Being a Third Party
                      6. Processes for Resolving Conflicts
                        1. One-on-One Conflicts
                        2. Groups
                          1. Hypes & Gripes
                          2. Hidden Needs
                          3. Group Meeting with Third Party
                  3. Facilitation Techniques
                    1. Equalizing Participation
                    2. Listing
                    3. Stacking
                    4. Pacing
                    5. Checking the Process
                    6. Silence
                    7. Taking a Break
                    8. Call for Consensus
                    9. Summarizing
                    10. Reformulating the Proposal
                    11. Stepping Out of Role
                    12. Passing the Clipboard
                    13. Polling (Straw Polls)
                    14. Censoring
                    15. Expulsion
                4. BUD Meeting Agenda Outline
                  1. The Art of Evalutation
                    1. Purpose of Evaluation
                    2. Uses of Evaluation
                    3. Types of Evaluation Questions
                      1. Sample Questions for Evaluations
                  2. Sample Agenda
                5. Proposals
                6. Promote The Transition with Our Missions
                  1. Arts
                  2. Economics
                    1. How to Set Up a Solar Co-op
                    2. How to Share Time, Labor and Skills
                    3. How to Lend Locally
                    4. How to Host a Clothing Swap
                  3. Education
                    1. Start Your Own Book Club
                    2. How to Start Your Own Movie Club
                      1. Movie Club Schedule
                        1. How to Lead a Film Discussion
                  4. Environment Programs
                    1. Create an Energy Decent Action Plan
                  5. Governance
                  6. Health
                    1. Food Programs
                      1. Request an IC-Warming Seed Package
                      2. Start a Meal Train
                  7. Infrastructure
                  8. Justice
                  9. Media
                    1. Write a Letter to the Editor
                      1. Sample LTE Template
                  10. Relations
                    1. How to Start Sharing
                    2. How to Start a “Friends Not Foes Feast” Event
                      1. Step 1 to Organizing Your Feast
                      2. Step 2 to Organizing Your Feast
                      3. Step 3 to Organizing Your Feast
                      4. Step 4 to Organizing Your Feast
                        1. Tips for Guests
                      5. Step 5 to Organizing Your Feast
                    3. How to Start a Transparency Group
                      1. Transparency Tools
                        1. If You Really Knew Me...
                        2. Crosstalk
                        3. What Is Hard for Me to Say Is...
                        4. Withholds/Unsaids
                        5. Hot Seat
                        6. I Have a Story About You
                        7. What Are Your Blind Spots?
                        8. Flow of Feelings
                  11. Science
                  12. Steps to Organizing an Event
                7. Open Space Technology
              2. Types of BUDs
                1. Cost Reduction
                  1. Save Money on Transportation
                  2. Gift Circle
                2. Study & Analysis
                3. Strategy
                4. Support
                  1. Clearness Meetings
                  2. Individual Crunch
                5. Training
                6. Income Generation
                7. Community Creation
                  1. Sharing Ourselves
                  2. Work Parties
                  3. Fun & Celebration
                    1. BUD Retreats
                8. Social Change Work
                9. Community Sustaining
              3. Page Under Construction
              4. Types of Collectives
                1. Issue/Campaign
                  1. Issue/Campaign- Environment
                2. Alternative Institutions
                3. Organizing
                4. Community Maintenance
                5. Caucuses
              5. BUD Commitments to The Transition
              6. Register Your BUD
          3. Steps to Prepare to Be Part of a Transitional Community
          4. Steps to Creating a Transitional Community
            1. Community Resilience Indicators
              1. How Resilient Are You?
      3. Volunteer
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