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"Engaging and Raising Awareness Across Ideological Divides" with Tina Clarke

  • Campus Center, Room 207 1600 Grand Avenue Saint Paul, MN, 55105 United States (map)

How do you engage people with different perspectives in projects and action? How do you talk with people who disagree with you? Learn how to connect with a wide range of personalities in your community, and even find ways to work together. Transition is a terrific format for helping move a community from alienation and polarization to collaboration. Discover and share how to help neighbors go beyond their comfort zones to communicate ideas and inspiration, facilitate dialogue, and organize successful cross-sector projects. We'll share experiences and models, help each other build skills, and tailor Transition to our unique communities.

Tina Clarke

Tina Clarke has been a professional community organizer, trainer, facilitator, and speaker since 1985, as well as a Transition Trainer since 2008. She directed national citizen training programs and founded campaigns on energy, environmental justice, and toxins. As a consultant, she helped 422 organizations with strategic planning, program expansion, fundraising, and public engagement. Working with Transition Network, Tina has served over 240 communities worldwide, delivered 61 Transition Training courses, and provided hundreds of presentations. Her articles have been published in two scholarly books. She is currently consulting for Transition initiatives and model local eco-economy projects in Denmark.