Environmental Change-Makers

Community group in the Westchester area of Los Angeles (90045, near LAX airport) that Joanne founded in 2005 with Peter Rood.  Among other projects, in 2008, the Change-Makers created the Community Garden at Holy Nativity and in 2011 they helped found the Emerson Avenue Community Garden.  Joanne and Peter continue to run this group.

Transition Los Angeles

A grassroots network of local groups throughout the greater L.A. area exploring how our local communities must change to adapt to peak oil, climate change, and economic contraction.  Transition Los Angeles is the city hub for eight neighborhood groups, and is part of a national and international network.  Joanne was the initiator for Transition action in L.A.

  • Transition Los Angeles
  • Transition Los Angeles on Facebook