What are you transitioning to?

Transitioning to a Sustainable Future

After the historic climate accord in Paris, people are looking for ways they can take action and make a difference. In Transition groups across the Twin Cities, neighbors are coming together to create more socially connected and resilient communities for a more sustainable future by:

Transition thinks globally and acts locally

Transition US and the global Transition network have engaged hundreds of thousands of people in community action across the planet — people of all ages, races, religions and income levels. The challenge of climate change will affect us all. By working together we can help to shape our shared future and provide support for one another as we face the changes ahead.

Connect to a Transition group in your area

Check out the Twin Cities Transition groups listed on this website. Find the one nearest you, visit a meeting, participate in an activity, join their Facebook group.

If there is no group in your neighborhood, feel free to attend one in another community. Most Transition group activities are open to the public.

Better yet, start a group in your part of town. It’s easy. Contact the Transition Twin Cities organizer and share your name, email and neighborhood. When there are four people in your area who also want to start a group,  we'll connect you together and provide resources to help you get started.

Transition Videos: Taking Action - Changing Lives

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Local Transition Trainings

Would you like to learn more about the issues that Transition covers, from a Minnesota perspective? Are you interested in starting Transition group but don't know where to begin?

  • Transition organizer Leslie MacKenzie would be happy to meet with you to talk about what you'd like to do and to share information. Contact her!
  • Two local Transitioners have developed a series of workshops to get folks up to speed on energy, climate, food, waste, and economy in Minnesota. You'll also learn about the Transition principles and practices. If you would like to be part of the next series, fill out the interest form and we will contact you when 10 people have signed up.

Transition National Gathering Videos

There are several videos available online with speakers from the 1st US National Transition Gathering, held in St. Paul in July, 2017. Speakers with * are active in Transition; the other speakers are relevant to Transition. See the videos here: