Kirsten Schwind
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  • Berkeley, CA
  • United States
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How might your current work contribute to the sustainability movement?
Work at Bay Localize, dedicated to reducing reliance on fossil fuels and increasing community reslience and livability in the 9-county Bay Area. Learn more at
In what ways do you personally identify with the Sustainability & Transition movement? Why are you interested?
I'm very concerned about how climate change, peak oil, and economic decline affects social justice in urban areas and especially vulnerable populations.
What background and skills do you bring to this community?
Program management, food policy, energy policy, general economic and environmental background, writing skills, fluent in Spanish.
What aspects of the sustainability movement most interests you?
Networking Transition initiatives in the Bay Area with other sustainability movements at the regional and state level for experience exchange and greater policy efficacy.
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Download Your Community Resilience Toolkit: Free!

Bay Localize invites you to download your free copy of our Community Resilience Toolkit! Written with Transition Initiatives in mind as an audience, this Toolkit help answer the question of "What can we do?" It offers California-specific fact sheets and action menus as well as general tips for group facilitation and creating energy descent plans. It covers transitioning from oil and building stronger community in the areas of:

- Food

- Water

- Energy

- Transportation… Continue

Posted on October 20, 2009 at 2:39pm

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At 12:47am on August 23, 2010, Darlene Cavallara said…
Hi Kirsten

Hopefully this network will become a greater outreach and action vehicle for your efforts - we are doing our best to get things tuned up.

At 12:01pm on February 10, 2009, Judith Newton said…
Thanks, Kirsten. I signed up for Bay Localize news and look forward to seeing how we can work together with the toolkit and in conversation.

At 2:32pm on February 9, 2009, Judith Newton said…
Hello Kirsten -

Welcome and thanks for joining! How can Transition Cotati (Sonoma County) best integrate with the project of Bay Localize? I really appreciate your networking energy!

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