With deep gratitude and appreciation for catalyzing Oklahoma City’s resiliency, sustainability and health, last October Transition OKC presented the second Community Catalyst Award to Elia Woods, co-founder of CommonWealth Urban Farms, located in the Central Park Neighborhood. Wood’s vision led her to form a small group of people who began meeting in the fall of 2010 […]
Catalyzing resilient communities
Resilient communities are able to meet the needs of community members and provide basic services while coping with economic, environmental or social change; they adapt and recover quickly in the midst of volatility; and they go on to thrive, living in joy and abundance.
Because planting fruit trees grows community resilience for many years to come, Transition OKC initiated a program to plant fruit tree seedlings in Oklahoma City at selected sites. In February 2015, we kicked off the first tree planting at SixTwelve in memory of Don Rose, a dedicated TOKC volunteer, and plans are in the works for a second […]
Find out how to grow community resilience on your street and in your neighborhood at rteams.org, a program Transition OKC developed with ideas and free downloads. A printed Facilitator’s Guide with steps for organizing your own resilience team, and agendas and activities for your team’s first three meetings will be available at a resilience team launch coming […]
Special thanks to our partner and 501c3 sponsor, Green Connections, as well as the many collaborative partner organizations and individuals who work with us and support our efforts, many of whom go above and beyond in inspiring, empowering and growing more resilient, healthy communities.