Martin Dooley
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  • Berkeley, CA
  • United States
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Mar 2, 2013
Transition East Bay replied to Martin Dooley's discussion wiki of local transition resources in the group Transition East Bay
"Here's a great list of Oakland-based food, energy, green, and eco-justice groups: http://www.baylocalize.org/archive/resources/links"
Mar 15, 2011
Martin Dooley is now friends with Jan Cox Golovich and Heather Young
Sep 24, 2009
Martin Dooley added a discussion to the group Transition East Bay
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wiki of local transition resources

I built this after the Oakland training as a way for people to be aware of all the things that are already happening here. Check it out and feel free to make additions or comments to me.http://bayareatransitionresources.wikispaces.com/thxMartySee More
Aug 13, 2009
Martin Dooley is attending Ania's event
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Transition SF - Initiation meeting and community outreach at Park Branch Library on Page and Cole St.

June 11, 2009 from 7pm to 10pm
Agenda:------------Define Transition Towns Movement for attendeesGive overview of the current status of Transition in SFDiscuss the Transition movement in Boulder - Guest Speaker Michael BrownleeBrainstorming on Ideas for SF and Bay AreaNext Steps - Community Mapping Project?See More
Jun 11, 2009
Martin Dooley added a discussion to the group Transition East Bay
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Bob Woodruff on Daily Show discussing his book Earth 2100

He doesn't come spectacularly (I don't know much about him) but this is the first time I've seen any acknowledgement of transition on mainstream TVhttp://www.thedailyshow.com/video/index.jhtml?videoId=228055&title=bob-woodruffSee More
Jun 7, 2009
Martin Dooley added a discussion to the group Transition East Bay
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Facilitation skills

I have trained with and volunteered for these guys. Their trainings are very well put together. They're expensive but you should talk to them about a worktrade (they're very open to negociating & are good lefties).If you can't swing the training, buy the book, it rocks!marty* * GROUP FACILITATION SKILLS * *Putting Participatory Values into PracticeJune 23 - 25, 2009Community At WorkSan FranciscoWorkshop Leader: Sarah Fisk, Ph.D."As helpful a three-day seminar as one could possibly hope for.…See More
May 1, 2009
Mark replied to Martin Dooley's discussion re-skilling workshops in east bay in the group Transition East Bay
"I took my first class with Ruby a few weeks ago. Organic gardening 101. It was wonderful, worth every penny. Ruby is great. Now a friend and I are out to see who can take the most classes that Ruby offers thru the Institute of Urban Homesteading in…"
Apr 30, 2009

Profile Information

How might your current work contribute to the Transition movement?
attended training in San Rafael 2/09 after finishing Transition Handbook & Long Emergency
In what ways do you personally identify with the Transition movement? Why are you interested?
I'm glad to see & be finally doing something which feels liberating instead of just fretting
What background and skills do you bring to this community?
playfulness/humor
capacity to help facilitate groups processing trauma
training/workshop facilitation
volunteer coordination
consensus decisionmaking training & meeting facilitation
Multiculturalism/religious/ethnic/linguistic diversity awareness
Disability/lgbtqq issues
IT skills (computer & network troubleshooting)
Disaster preparedness
Avoiding/recovering from Repetitive Strain Injuries
massage
event supervision (up to 5000 people)
mediation/conflict resolution
systems thinking
peer counseling
fluent in Spanish & French (translation/lessons)
public transit navigation/transportation planning (worked for a rideshare agency)
Web research/news
Std/hiv prevention
Escaping the military
vegetarian/vegan/glutenfree/cornfree cooking
Your Personal Website (if you have one)
http://www.linkedin.com/in/mbdooley
What aspects of the Transition Town movement most interests you?
it's great meeting people who are moving ahead with what needs to be done & not waiting for the gov't
Your Favorite Books/Websites/Blogs/RSS Feeds for Information about the Transition Movement
The Long Emergency by Kunstler
NowTopia by Chris Carlson
Sin Patron: Stories from Argentina's Worker-Run Factories
*Spiral Dynamics by Don Beck and Chris Cowan
In the Absence of the Sacred Jerry Mander
*Please Understand Me Keirsey & Bates

Martin Dooley's Blog

Two articles on economic shifts

The Economic Revolution Is Already Happening -- It's Just Not on Wall St.

By Maria Armoudian, AlterNet. Posted October 7, 2009.

Thousands of alternatives to the punishing corporate model have sprouted up across the US, building up an alternative economy as Wall St. crumbles.

http://www.alternet.org/story/143102



The demise of the dollar

In a graphic illustration of the new world order, Arab states have launched secret moves with China, Russia and France to stop… Continue

Posted on October 7, 2009 at 11:41pm

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At 8:54am on March 15, 2009, Transition East Bay said…
Hi Martin, thanks for joining the Transition East Bay site. Are you coming to either of the two Wed. evening potlucks + film screenings this month? Judith
At 1:20am on December 10, 2008, bob banner said…
Hi Martin and welcome!

Thanks for signing in. You may wish to visit the Transition PORTAL that we created as a one stop shop.
Please feel free to browse, watch a video, get inspired, start a discussion, let us know what Berkeley is doing. Do they have a Transition Berkeley? We have here on this site many Transition Cities: Santa Cruz, Sebastopol, Cotati, Santa Barbara and others.

thanks
bob

 
 
 

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Dear friends,Presenting you amazing invention of a Russian gardener Vladislav Fokin: ploskorez, Fokin's cultivator or Fokin's hoe, Ploskorez Fokina ("ploskorez" means flat-cutter) - a simple and versatile hand tool to replace usual gardening tools like spade, hoe, rakes etc, simplifying 20 gardening operations and essential for no-till gardening. See details and video here:…See More
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Ploskorez - universal gardening tool from Russia!

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Easy way to start seeds without soil

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Yuri Smirnov posted a blog post

Heirloom seeds massive sale: 50 % off!

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Russia to become the biggest World's supplier of organic non GMO food!

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Spring News from Russia!

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Eco-Minded News

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Eco-Minded news

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Vedic Russia Retreat

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TPA Share Faire! Cubberley Center, Palo Alto, Sunday, 12/13/15 1-3p at Cubberley Community Center

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