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Circles Overturning Citizens United

Jennifer Robinson describes herself as an introvert. “I’m not really the kind of person who likes doing presentations,” she says. But earlier this year Jennifer found herself in front of her city council, reading a letter supporting an amendment to overturn Citizens United.

“People Are Courageous and Want to Tell the Truth”

“People were courageous, very open…really telling the truth. People are hurting in many different ways. Resilience Circles is an idea whose time is now.” – Bay Area organizer Gary Horvitz

Line Dry! Push Mow! And Be Silly While Doing It

Want to be greener? Looking for some fun and silly inspiration? Check out these videos submitted by Resilience Circles in Greenbelt, MD.

Resilience Circles and the NAACP

This year, several NAACP units are piloting the Common Security Club (Resilience Circle) curriculum to learn about the economy and take concrete steps toward building a new, fair system for everyone.

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 […]

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.