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You Are Here: The Oil Journey, by Post Carbon Institute

Changes in the landscape of energy may well trigger a whole new journey for humanity. The legendary actor and narrator Peter Coyote tells the story of our oil journey.

Community Values, Inner Work, and Resilience Circles

“As individuals and as a community, we are to pursue justice and work toward creating a communal life that embodies our highest values.”

The Updated Resilience Circle Facilitator Guide

In June we released a new Facilitator’s Guide with some major changes. Now, in this latest update, we’ve improved a few things based on your feedback (what else?).

For Real Change, Build Relationships: Resilience Circles & Occupy Wall Street

“We take care of each other, and try to truly hear each other,” Travis Bonpietro says of Occupy DC. “In a way, it’s like a giant Resilience Circle!”

Resilience Circles & Occupy Wall Street

Resilience Circle facilitators Aaron Castle and Candace Anderson produced this video at Occupy Palo Alto, asking people: “What does Occupy Wall Street mean to you?”

On The Issues Magazine: Resilience Circles are Consciousness-Raising Groups for Tough Economic Times

by Sarah Byrnes Originally published in On The Issues Magazine, October 20, 2011 Here in the U.S., our economic system is just not working for most Americans. The official unemployment rate is 9.1 percent, costs are rising, savings are diminishing, foreclosures are continuing. Even worse, the future is likely to bring even more challenges. We’re […]

Picture Resilience

Resilience Circle members around the country have sent in these great photos that sum up “resilience” to them. Submit your picture to!

Faith Advocates for Jobs, Interfaith Worker Justice

The Resilience Circle Network is excited to partner with this new initiative of faith-based bodies working to serve the unemployed.

2011 Take Back the American Dream Conference Live Stream

Together we can take back the American Dream! Watch the conference live here.

Facing Economic Insecurity Together

“What are the economic signs of the times?” the facilitator asks at our Intro Session. The room erupts with a familiar narrative. Small businesses are closing. Lots of folks don’t have health insurance, and six of them here in the room…