Steve McAllister

Steve McAllister  is a writer, performer, film producer, and advocate for sustainability, resilience, and quality of life. Currently making audiences laugh and think through his one-person show Will Rogers Revived, based on the writings of American icon Will Rogers, Steve’s upcoming book is entitled Money, Sex, Power & Faith: The Convergence of Culture. Find out more at

IWPS gathering

10 Stories of Transition in the US: Justice and Diversity in Transition

Instead, we must learn to check our privilege, reach out beyond the usual suspects, and build more diverse coalitions, based on trust, mutual benefit, and common cause. In this way, our Transition Movement will become, more and more, a “just transition.”

December 6, 2018

Vision 2030

10 Stories of Transition in the US: Transition Fidalgo & Friends’ Vision 2030

In 2005, a group of Permaculture students from Kinsale Further Education College set a course for how their town of 7,000 people on the west coast of Ireland could transition to a better quality of life while dramatically reducing fossil fuel consumption. … Their plan was soon adopted by the Town Council of Kinsale, and when it was posted online, it quickly spread around the world as people everywhere embraced it as a groundbreaking tool for cultivating community-level sustainability and resilience.

October 16, 2018

Transition Streets

10 Stories of Transition in the US: Building Community with Transition Streets

In response to this need for clear and accessible ways to build resilience in the face of uncertainty and mounting social and environmental challenges, Transition Streets is helping to bring neighbors together to build community and take action right where they live.

September 7, 2018

Victory Garden

10 Stories of Transition in the US: Transition Milwaukee and the Victory Garden Initiative

To return this sense of empowerment, food sovereignty, and resilience to the people, Transition Milwaukee helped to launch and incubate the Victory Garden Initiative, which recently celebrated installing its 4,000th garden.

August 10, 2018

The Broken Spoke

10 Stories of Transition in the US: Local 20/20’s Local Investing Opportunities Network

Inspired by Willits Economic Localization in Northern California, Local 20/20 in East Jefferson County, Washington formed in 2006 as an all-volunteer organization dedicated to promoting community-based self-reliance, sustainability, and resiliency.

July 3, 2018

10 Stories of Transition in the US: Woodstock NY Transition’s Working Group Support

One of the biggest challenges faced by any Transition Initiative is that they are largely non-hierarchical, volunteer-based organizations.

June 1, 2018

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