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Common Security Circles Form in Redwood City, CA

Posted November 29, 2010

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The following article by Debbie Mytels, a member of a CSC at the Unitarian-Universalist Fellowship of Redwood City, CA, appeared in the December issue of the UUFRC newsletter. What is a Common Security Circle? How many times have you entered the holiday season with a resolve to spend less money and more time with family […]

Baby Steps Toward New Communities

Posted November 22, 2010

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If there’s anything I’ve learned as the CSC Organizer, it’s that there is no ‘one size fits all’ Resilience Circle. They are as different as the individuals who comprise them. But a common thread is that clubs provide a way for people get to know each other. It’s an old-fashioned concept – knowing your community […]

Can Small Group Organizing Save the Country?

Posted November 4, 2010

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Sources of strength are all around us, in our neighbors, friends, and co-workers, but we have to overcome our isolation to find them.

Transition Towns and Common Security Clubs

Posted October 26, 2010

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Transition Towns and Common Security Clubs can help us navigate a changing economy and environment. Clubs provide the small group support for individual change in a local transition organizing effort.

Portland ME Facilitator Training

Posted October 15, 2010

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Maine Council of Churches invites you to: BUILDING RESILIENT CONGREGATIONS AND COMMUNITIES Starting a Resilience Circle to Face Economic and Ecological Change Together A One Day Workshop for Facilitators When: Saturday, November 13 from 10am -4:00 pm Where: Allen Avenue Unitarian Universalist Church 524 Allen Avenue, Portland, Maine Directions Click here to Register! How do […]

Dry Run: Bostonians Learn to Appreciate Clean Water

Posted September 17, 2010 by Chuck Collins

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Boston’s “water drill” raised questions of how we might respond to more serious disruptions in water, food, and energy systems.