Envision This: Neighbors Helping Neighbors in Resilience Circles

Published September 20, 2012

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The Change Agent: Tales of Resilience

Published September 18, 2012

What inspires us to try to respond to and recover from difficulties? What actually enables us to respond and recover? In this inspiring issue of The Change Agent, writers explore how our communities and families often rally to soften or deflect a blow…and perhaps even change the conditions that created the blow. Read stories about […]

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Resilience Circle is Aimed at Encouraging Community and Sustainability in Lakewood’s Many Neighborhoods

Published September 12, 2012

DenverPost.Com: Lakewood Program Works to Grow Community in Neighborhoods August 29, 2012, by Emilie Rusch In a lush, backyard garden in Lakewood, a group of neighbors was talking about how to attract hummingbirds. Try planting agastache, suggested Tom Slabe, an expert in backyard wildlife habitats. It’s also known as hummingbird mint. The group was gathered […]

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Communities & Banking: Resilience Circles Born in a Struggling Economy

Published September 7, 2012

by Sarah Byrnes, Institute for Policy Studies Communities & Banking, a Publication of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Fall 2012 Think back to September 15, 2008. Lehman Brothers had just crashed. No one was sure what it meant. Would other banks go too? Would the economy unravel, even collapse? In the midst of the […]

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Resilience Circles help Communities Recover from Extreme Weather

Published July 11, 2012

With many Americans only recently recovered from extreme weather, transportation challenges, and power and communications outages, some explore ways to strengthen local circles of support

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How Many Circles Does it Take to Make a Community?

Published May 1, 2012

By Dave Pollard – What would happen if each of us were to call up, out of the blue, our immediate neighbours (whether we know them or not), and gauge whether there is sufficient interest among them to self-organize a Resilience Circle?

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