Why community power is key to building a better future

Today we are excited to launch Transition Together, a new project to help build more resilient, empowered and sustainable communities across Britain from the ground up.  As the dust settles after COP26, never has change been so urgent and necessary. We are inspired by activists across the climate movement who took a stand for a just and inclusive transition. From the young people who took to the streets and social media, to the COP26 Coalition who drew people together across the [...]
16 November 2021
5 minute read

Glasgow communities showing COP leaders the way

With so much happening around COP26, we wanted to ground ourselves in what communities are doing, day in, day out, to build a better future. There is so much creativity, energy and impact in these local initiatives, decision-makers could learn a thing or two, not least about what is possible when we come together with the starting point that things can and need to be done differently.   And when we’re feeling despondent about a lack of political action, it does us [...]
Chris McCartney
14 November 2021
10 minute read

Growing Great Ideas – New Funding Announcement!

Thanks to National Lottery players, Transition Network has been awarded £5,977,444 from The National Lottery Community Fund’s Growing Great Ideas programme for work in Great Britain over the next 10 years. Growing Great Ideas exists to support transformational change across the UK, change that matches the scale of the challenges and complexities we face. By providing long-term investment in groups and networks that are pioneering new ways of doing things, that go well beyond fixing or adapting the [...]
28 October 2021
4 minute read

The What Next Summit – Call To Action

In March 2021 Transition Bounce Forward (now Transition Together), CTRLShift and Losing Control held the What Next Summit to explore how we could build community power to bounce forward from COVID19 towards a more sustainable, equal and democratic future. Over 3 weeks, 2,000 people attended 50 different workshops. Inspiring speakers, movements and community organisers came together and asked What Is? What If? What Next? We listened carefully during the summit teasing out common themes, insights, perspectives and feedback. We’ve used [...]
17 September 2021
1 minute read
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