Transition Milwaukee

Rebuilding Community Resilience & Self-Reliance

Jessica Cohodes
  • Milwaukee, WI
  • United States
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Rhodes Waite commented on Jessica Cohodes's page Transition Streets
"bummed I missed this :(  Curious to hear how it went!"
May 18, 2016
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Jan 31, 2015
Jessica Cohodes posted an event

Transition Lab Tea-Time and Talk : Russell Evans, MIT Award Winning Program Director at Zahner's House

October 11, 2014 from 10am to 12pm
Come for an intimate gathering and tea-time talk with special guest, Russell Evans, director of Transition Lab, Winner of MIT’s Climate CoLab’s “Local Solution” Contest. Transition Lab is a brilliant curriculum that bridges the monetary and sharing economies into a living, reskilling time exchange that works! Russell is visiting Milwaukee from Montrose, CO, and you’re a distinct part of Milwaukee’s localization movement…we think this is an…See More
Oct 7, 2014
Paul Thomas commented on Jessica Cohodes's event We Energies Rate Case Forum and Q&A
"This is a great event!"
Sep 9, 2014
Jessica Cohodes posted an event

We Energies Rate Case Forum and Q&A at Urban Ecology Center - Riverside Park

September 11, 2014 from 7pm to 8:30pm
WE ENERGIES RATE CASE FORUM & Q&AGuest Educator: Amy Heart - Solar Manager, City of Milwaukee’s Office of Environmental SustainabilityGet plugged into a clear-cut understanding of how the new rate standards being proposed by We Energies can affect us all – residents, businesses, the renewable energy industry and utility standards across the U.S.This educational forum will spot light answers to your questions, shine on the upcoming hearing timeline, and illuminate other outlets for…See More
Sep 8, 2014
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Permaculture Design Certificate Course at Angelic Organics Learning Center at Angelic Organics Learning Center

August 30, 2014 to September 7, 2014
This 10-day course will provide students with opportunities to develop a strong understanding of the concepts and themes of the Permaculture Design System, as well as hands-on opportunities to apply the system in practical situations. The $1200 course fee includes breakfast, lunch and snacks each day. A full description of the course is available here: …See More
May 6, 2014
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May 4, 2014
Jessica Cohodes commented on Jessica Cohodes's event HUB Meeting: FOOD FOREST FORUM! Let's begin this conversation...
"see ya'll tonight!"
Mar 24, 2014
Jessica Cohodes commented on Jessica Cohodes's event HUB Meeting: FOOD FOREST FORUM! Let's begin this conversation...
"Flyer is attached at the link above. Pass it on..."
Mar 17, 2014
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HUB Meeting: FOOD FOREST FORUM! Let's begin this conversation... at Urban Ecology Center - Riverside Park

March 24, 2014 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Mar 17, 2014
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Community Conversation on Transportation: A Vision for metro Milwaukee at Manpower World Headquarters

January 22, 2014 from 5pm to 7pm
How do we keep what we love about our community AND…. Create more jobs, more vibrant and globally competitive city and region… and healthier and wealthier people, in a quickly changing landscape? Join us for a fast-paced conversation, hear from community visionaries, and pitch in your ideas that will strengthen our communities, spur economic opportunities, and create the lifestyle that you imagine. Your input will become part of VISION 2050, our region’s transportation and land use vision and…See More
Jan 22, 2014
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Transition Milwaukee HUB Meeting - Focusing on the Heart at Urban Ecology Center, Riverside Park

December 16, 2013 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Personal transformation and community interconnection is why many of us contribute so much energy to this great shift. A shift in ecological standards, a shift in repurposing individual skills and gifts, a conscious shift toward energy homeostasis and more than character growth.Here is a program focused on the HEART of what matters. Around a fire, and with music that will eat your HEART out by Matt Filipiak.Based on curriculum by Joanna Macy, and lead Nicole Bickham, you will…See More
Dec 10, 2013
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Transition Milwaukee HUB Meeting - How do YOU fill Milwaukee's Resiliency Gaps? at Urban Ecology Center, Riverside Park

November 25, 2013 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Last month a room full of visionaries filled pickle buckets with existing resiliency resources available in Milwaukee. We're up to almost 200!This month, we're ready to briefly look at those buckets and identify our gaps with the possibilities that reside in YOU. Your ideas of what could be, your ideas of what should be, your ideas that will become WHAT WILL BE. And the portends of a vibrant, thriving, productive system in Milwaukee.Let's continue the conversation and the productive…See More
Nov 20, 2013
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Transition Milwaukee HUB Meeting : All About YOU! (and gap analysis) at Urban Ecology Center - Riverside

October 28, 2013 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Come meet, greet and embrace the productive camaraderie in an assembly of souls ready to drive Milwaukee's resiliency. This is an interactive meeting that will identify what sustainability initiatives Milwaukee has covered, focus on gaps that can be filled, and then draw on YOUR passion for gluing the existing fissures. OR...just get plugged in!Pot-luck evening or bring your own noshChildren are welcome. If you have a need for an onsite babysitter, please email…See More
Oct 23, 2013
Tim Bailen commented on Jessica Cohodes's page BREW CITY ABUNDANCE WEEK
"Tickets will be available at the door for tonight's event. See you at Lakefront Brewery!"
Oct 16, 2013
Jessica Cohodes updated an event

BREW CITY ABUNDANCE WEEK at Check the invite - various events

October 14, 2013 at 9am to October 16, 2013 at 11pm
Oct 12, 2013

Profile Information

Why are you interested in the Transition movement?
How are you currently involved in the Transition movement?
The hub, the steering group, presentations, etc...everywhere and anywhere I can.
What skills, talents, and resources do you bring to the Transition movement?
Marketing, writing, advertising
Which topics within Transition most interest you, and what are you most interested in getting out of your involvement in the Transition Movement?
I just love the people that surround me. Let's celebrate eachother and our skills and all will follow.
Organizations you belong to that might collaborate with Transition
Paths to a Sustainable Future
Green Drinks
Victory Gardens

Jessica Cohodes's Blog

Scope on Milwaukee's Environmental Volunteer Organizations

In the summer of 2011, Milwaukee was lucky enough to have been visited by Molly Farison.  Molly is a student at Olin College of Engineering outside of Boston.  She spent her summer as an intern at Rockwell Automation, and doubled up the fun writing a thesis and comparison of 3 of Milwaukee’s Environmental Organizations; Growing Power, The Urban Ecology Center, and Transition…


Posted on June 6, 2012 at 5:09pm

Transition Towns – preparing for a self-sufficient community-based future

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In over 150 cities in 14 countries, ‘Transition Town’ communities are raising awareness of the threats associated with peak oil and climate change, and taking practical steps to prepare for a… Continue

Posted on December 8, 2009 at 11:22am

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At 12:56pm on June 18, 2013, Nathan J Conroy said…

Hi Jessica.  Am I still on for presenting at the June 23rd meeting?  I have not heard from anyone or seen any posting about it.  I'm looking forward to it. 

Thank you.  - Nathan  (541) 602-8150.

At 11:01pm on April 12, 2013, Rhodes Waite said…

Thank you so much Jessica. The urban ecology center is amazing, I've already done the volunteer orientation, and look forward to getting involved there for sure! Perhaps I'll see you at the Hub? if not I look forward to crossing paths with you at some point in my near Milwaukee future. Thanks again :-)

At 1:24pm on April 12, 2013, Aaron Patin said…

Jessica, Thanks for the welcome and the heads up about meetings. I look forward to meeting you. Aaron

At 10:19pm on August 23, 2012, Claire Moore said…

I have been waiting for a call or email, nut have found nothing. Did you get overwhelmed?

Call me at 414 975-2521

claire Moore

At 10:56pm on August 17, 2012, kevin mcgraw said…

ha! no i'm not from columbus's columbus wisconsin!

At 12:48am on September 22, 2011, Milan Outlaw said…
Hey Jessica!

Thank you! I'm certainly looking forward to becoming a part of Transition Milwaukee. :)
At 9:22am on January 17, 2011, Kimberly A Hall gave Jessica Cohodes a gift
Amazing movement on the vision and strategy! Thank you for lighting the way with your passion for good change:)! You Rock!
At 12:41pm on July 22, 2010, Juli Kaufmann said…
Great to meet you too. Been meaning to join for awhile. Got some cool info on beepods last night. Looking forward to moving forward. Onward - Juli
At 12:56pm on January 8, 2010, Joe Marincic said…
Hi Jessica, Thanks for the welcome. I look forward to meeting you and participating with the group.
At 11:51am on December 8, 2009, Karen Siegel said…
Hi Jessica
I really want to make that meeting but I might have a conflict. I had planned to go to the Nov. Meeting and then last minute had to work. I will try hard to make it.


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