Community Mapping Project: Building Community Resiliency in the Hilltowns

Transition Williamsburg Event: Are You on the Map?

Williamsburg and surrounding communities are welcomed to come learn more about The Transition Movement on Sunday, April 11th from 3-7pm at the Grange Hall in Williamsburg, MA.

  • From 3-4pm there will be a free screening of the movie, In Transition: From Oil Dependence to Local Resilience
  • From 4-5pm there will be a Community Mapping Project  & Clothing Swap
  • And from 5-7pm a community potluck
  • Child care will be available from 3-5pm

The film, In Transition: From Oil Dependence to Local Resilience is about change and hope, showing a practical vision for creating a post-consumer society, where ordinary people make a difference. To follow is a teaser of this film showing the first 8 minutes. Please come to the Grange on April 11th from 3-4pm to share in a free community screening and discussion:

A Community Mapping Project will following the screening to help identify resources and skills in the surrounding area. By gathering information we can encourage connections between individuals and coalitions –  and skills and needs of the community can be mapped out to make us more resilient during these times of transition.

There will be a clothing swap during the Community Mapping Project too. Bring your families clothes you don’t want or have outgrown (both children & adult clothing) and swap for clothes you do want!

A community potluck will follow from 5-7pm Bring a labeled dish to share.

For more informationl, contactl Marie Westburg 268-7899 or Laura Porter 268-3191
See www.transitionus.org for info. about this grassroots movement that is spreading worldwide!

Sponsored by Transition Williamsburg.

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