Transition Mar Vista/Venice

Transition Mar Vista/Venice
Transition Mar Vista/Venice projects include Little Free Libraries community build days and Good Karma Gardens pay-it-forward edible gardens. Join us for these activities, as well as many others!

Calendar

EVENTS

Tuesday, April 14, 7:00 p.m.
Transition Tuesday Potluck

Saturday, April 18, 12:00-4:00 p.m.

NEW DATE!
Saturday, April 18, 7:00 p.m.
Eco Movie Night: The Yes Men


Friday, April 24, 7:00 p.m.
Eco Movie and Discussion:
The Greenhorns FREE

Saturday, April 25, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
7th Annual Mar Vista Green Garden Showcase
TMV/V hub located at the Learning Garden

OF INTEREST TO MEMBERS

The Guerrila Gardener
Our friends at the Argonaut spotlight Sunshine Partnerships
and other urban farmers

Urgent Gardening: A Citizen Yogi's Call to Action
The Argonaut profiles Swami Omkarananda

A New Parkway Vision for Culver City
Transition Culver City members mobilize to produce a compelling film
about sustainable alternatives to wasteful grass parkways

Oneness Media Wins Best Healthy Cities Short Film Award
The New Urban Film Festival recognizes Stephon Litwinczuk's documentary
about TMV/V

ONGOING

Good Karma Garden Project: Pay-it-forward edible gardens
Email transitionmarvista@gmail.com for location information

Westside Produce Exchange: One Saturday per month; to join, e-mail westsideproduce@gmail.com
Next exchange: TBD

Our Time Bank: Check OTB's Web site for schedule of events and monthly potluck
Visit ourtimebank.com for details
Next potluck: April 11, 2015

Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center: Check Sivananda's Web site for class
schedule and special events
sivanandala.org

Link to PAST EVENTS


12/1/11

The Magic of Co-Creation: Building Power in Groups

with Starhawk

WORKSHOP: Saturday, December 17 from noon–3:00pm

From Cairo to Wall Street, all over the world people are coming together to create change, organizing without top-down leadership or hierarchies. In thousands of groups everywhere, people work together to create everything from community gardens to media to new ways of living. Such circles can be enormously creative and empowering, but they can also be cumbersome and frustrating. Yet when they work well, they liberate our imagination and change the world.

In her latest book, The Empowerment Manual, A Guide for Collaborative Groups, Starhawk draws on four decades of experience in circles and collectives to show us how to foster connection, clear communication and positive power in ourselves and our groups.

In this workshop, she will use the tools of magic, meditation, trance, and ritual to explore issues of personal and social power. She'll look at ways to create nurturing and healing group structures, to deal with difficult people and embrace constructive conflict. She'll raise and focus group energy to celebrate our connectedness and nurture resilient communities that can be joyful and effective agents of change.

Meal & Winter Solstice Ritual and Spiral Dance follow, ending at 6:30pm

Registration: http://starhawk.eventbrite.com/
Pricing varies depending on the sections you wish to attend.

Doors open at 11:45am
Location: Fais Do Do Ballroom, 5257 W. Adams Blvd., LA, CA 90016

Hosted by Project Butterfly and Reclaiming LA

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