Get Small to Go Big: How Howard County MD Launched a Transition Initiative
“People are so busy and over-committed, but meeting in a home with friends and food to talk informally – that can really be a game-changer.”
How to Win Friends and Influence the New Economy
Loneliness is as strong as smoking or alcohol abuse as an indicator of premature mortality. When Lisa Cook found she had no one to help her put her cat down, she decided to act.
“Camp Commons: Building Community Resilience” – An Activist Family Camp, July 7 – July 14
TELLING THE NEW STORY Facing the Future, Building Hope: Concrete Tools for Community Resilience Sunday July 7 through Sunday July 14, 2013 World Fellowship Conference Center White Mountains near Conway, New Hampshire Come for the week! Or come for a couple of days! Join a group of fun and engaged activists for the joy of […]
The “Transition Track” at the Slow Living Summit
Thursday, June 6 10:30 – 12:00 Workshop: Introduction to Transition, with Tina Clarke & Paul LeVasseur 3:45 – 5:15 Workshop: Transition Across Race & Class, with Carlos Espinoza-Toro & Orion Kriegman 7:00 – Transition Gathering, Centre Congregational Church, 193 Main Street Friday, June 7 8:30 – 10:00 Transition Plenary, featuring Tina Clarke, Gus Speth & Chuck Collins […]
What if we all enjoyed meaningful social connections?
Watch Resilience Circle facilitator Lisa Cook’s excellent TEDx Talk! Lisa talks about the increasing problem of American loneliness and isolation, including her own personal story. Around 6:40 into the video, she talks about how Circles can help folks create community.
What is “Community Resilience”?
In the coming months, we’ll be looking for input about what defines “community resilience.” What indicators would you use to measure it? How close is your community to achieving it? If you have thoughts about this question, please post them in the comments here, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.