Martin Dooley
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  • Berkeley, CA
  • United States
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Martin Dooley updated their profile
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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Tractor Pulls

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Yuri Smirnov posted a blog post

Dolmen pilgrimage, August 2014

My dear friends,Please enjoy beautiful pictures from the August dolmen pilgrimage: https://www.flickr.com/photos/spaceoflove/sets/72157646184247100/ A couple from Germany visited dolmens of Pshada, Shetinin's school and ecovillage of Kin's domains Sinegorie. For details please check…See More
Aug 22
Yuri Smirnov posted photos
Aug 22
Yuri Smirnov commented on bob banner's blog post Call of The Ringing Cedars by Scott Fraser
"Please enjoy beautiful pictures from the August dolmen pilgrimage: https://www.flickr.com/photos/spaceoflove/sets/72157646184247100/ A couple from Germany visited dolmens of Pshada, Shetinin's school and ecovillage of Kin's domains…"
Aug 22
Tammy Davis joined Dandarius's group
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Organic Gardening & Permaculture

How can we transition without being able to grow your own organic food or find it in your local community? How can we successfully transition without applying permaculture principles to your environment? Learn, share, and explore in this group.
Aug 22
Doris Anne Beaulieu posted a blog post

Woodsmen Day

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Aug 21
Chelsea O'Neill posted a blog post

Ecotech Institute’s Clean Jobs Index Shows 1.2 Million New Clean Jobs in 2014

Ecotech Institute’s Clean Jobs Index, a tool to compare states’ use and development of clean and sustainable energy, found more than two million job postings in the green energy sector in quarters one and two of 2014 alone. This is almost an 88 percent increase from…See More
Aug 18
Doris Anne Beaulieu posted a blog post

Wishing Witch

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Aug 11
Darkin Tanner left a comment for Nabil Michraf
"Hello Nabil and welcome to the Transition California Community Network! We are happy that you joined and welcome your involvement and sharing with the community. Here is a link to the 'how to' video tutorials for using and navigating the…"
Aug 8
Nabil Michraf is now a member of Transition California
Aug 8
Doris Anne Beaulieu posted blog posts
Aug 7
Doris Anne Beaulieu posted a blog post

Read All About It

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Aug 3
Eric Broberg joined Dandarius's group
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Organic Gardening & Permaculture

How can we transition without being able to grow your own organic food or find it in your local community? How can we successfully transition without applying permaculture principles to your environment? Learn, share, and explore in this group.
Jul 21
Eric Broberg updated their profile
Jul 21
Victoria Armigo posted an event

Accelerating the Transition to Clean Renewable Energy 7/23/14 in Sunnyvale at Sunnyvale Heritage Park Museum

July 19, 2014 from 7pm to 8:30pm
Community Choice:  Accelerating the Transition to Clean, Renewable Energy--Progress and Threats Wednesday, July  23, 2014 7-8:30 PM Sunnyvale Heritage Park Museum 570 E. Remington Drive Sunnyvale, CA What can a city do to accelerate the switch to clean and renewable energy? Many see Community Choice, which allows local control over electricity purchases, as an effective way of hastening the switch. Marin and Sonoma Counties are already providing their residents and businesses cleaner, greener…See More
Jul 19
Eric Broberg is now a member of Transition California
Jul 16
Victoria Armigo posted an event

Fourth Friday Film - Gaining Ground - July 25, 2014 7:30p at Unitarian Universalist Church of Palo Alto - UUCPA

July 25, 2014 from 7:15pm to 9pm
July Fourth Friday - "Gaining Ground" Film and discussion, plus special guest - producer Mark Lipman In the midst of the economic meltdown, Gaining Ground explores the innovative, grassroots organizing efforts of the Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative (DSNI) in Boston. Over the course of two years, you'll see a new generation of leaders working to prevent foreclosures and bring jobs and opportunities for young people to one of the city’s most diverse and economically challenged…See More
Jul 8
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Permaculture Design Certification Course at Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm

November 11, 2014 at 7pm to November 21, 2014 at 3pm
Permaculturists can grow food just about anywhere, repair environmentally damaged lands, design lovely and long lasting green-buildings, produce power, run successful, people-oriented businesses, and build authentic community. All by using fundamental permaculture principles and applying the three Permaculture Ethics: 1) Care of People; 2) Care of Earth; and 3) Share the Surplus.Instructors are Bill and Becky Wilson of Midwest Permaculture and Mike Kluk, a homesteader neighbor of the…See More
Jul 6
Darkin Tanner left a comment for Arlene Hopkins
"Hello Arlene and welcome to the Transition California Community Network! We are happy that you joined and welcome your involvement and sharing with the community. Here is a link to the 'how to' video tutorials for using and navigating the…"
Jul 5

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