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Eiber CO Resilience Circle – October 2014 News

October Resilience Circle will be THIS  Thursday October 9th. Apologies for short notice – life just zoomed past me this month – and I do hope you can come! We have a great guestspeaker, John Aveson, who is a sustainable building expert with particular expertise in passive solar design and home energy efficiency . He has been living in […]

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.”

River Country Resilience Circle Upcoming Events – Fall 2014

Join us at an upcoming event! View this information as a PDF

Lakewood Resilience Circle August and September Updates

Next Resilience Circle  will be Tuesday September 9th, 6 – 8pm, at the home of Tom Slab.Tom has a wonderful wildscaped yard with pond to show us! Please bring food to share, your own plate / utensils, friends/ family/ neighbors and your ideas and enthusiasm. I think August was a little early for a plant swap so lets […]

River Country Resilience Circle Featured in the Sturgis Journal

Resilience Circle Offers Unique Approach by Jef Rietsma in the Stugis Journal As he learned more about the ideals behind resilience circles, Matthew Mosher wondered if the concept would draw a following in St. Joseph County.  Read the article here!

New Circle! Duluth, MN

Membership in the new Resilience Circle in Duluth (starting May 5th, 2014) is for those who are coping with the challenges of long-term unemployment (26+ weeks). The learning and mutual aid components of our RC will offer strategies to restore personal well-being and confidence, and ways to improve economic security through freelancing and entrepreneurship. Social […]

Lakewood CO Spring 2014 Updates

The April Resilience Circle will be Wednesday April 2nd from 6 – 8pm (email SustainableEiber@gmail.com for the location). We  will be discussing the  possibility of Sustainable Eiber pursuing 501c3 nonprofit status. This will enable us to apply for grants and could lead to bigger and better things! Lois Witt, our resident ‘legal eagle’ will lead the discussion. Please […]

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.

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.

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