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Jamaica Plain, MA

Coming up in JP! The Jamaica Plain New Economy Transition Group is working to build a new economy that works with everyone in harmony with the planet. Resilience Circles may continue to form through this effort. Please stay tuned for updates and get involved in the JP NET: Jamaica Plain: Home to the First […]

Ellicot City/Howard County, MD

The Howard Co. Resilience Circle meets in a private home on Fridays. A new circle started in May 2012 through Climate Change Initiative of Howard County.  Email Ruth at to get involved! Visit their website for more information: ~ News and Views from the Howard County Circle ~ The Howard County Circle Discusses #Occupy. […]

Takoma Park, MD

The Takoma Park Resilience Circle meets on Wednesdays at 7724 Maple Avenue, Takoma Park, MD 20912. For more information, contact Bruce Baker,

Featured Circle: Greenbelt, MD

Contact Lore Rosenthal to get involved with the Greenbelt Common Security Clubs ( The first Greenbelt Common Security Circle finished the curriculum over the summer of 2011 and has continued meeting for learning, mutual aid, and social action. A second Circle began in the fall of 2011. They ended with an extended “Gifts & Needs Exercise” […]

Baltimore, MD

A Resilience Circles will be starting on January 19, 2012 in Baltimore! Contact Lore Rosenthal for more information, at

South Paris, ME

The following story about this “Resource Sharing Group” appeared in YES! Magazine: When peals of laughter floated up the stairs, the librarian asked Connie Allen what her group was laughing about. After all, hadn’t they formed to deal with the restrictions of living on limited income? What makes that any fun? The group was based […]

Portland, ME

New Circle Introductory Session Coming Up: Friday, May 10, 2013 Justice In the Body 47 Portland Street, second floor Portland, ME  04103 Friday May 10th, 2013 from 7pm to 8:30pm Group will choose time/day of the week for seven session program starting sometime in June. I will send an update when that is decided. People […]

Ann Arbor, MI

The Easy Street Neighborhood Resilience Circle began meeting in February of 2012 in Ann Arbor. To get involved and for location details, please contact Jeannine Palms at

St. Paul, MN

A Resilience Circle is up and running at a townhome community in New Brighton, MN, a Twin Cities suburb. For more information, please contact Lisa Cook: May 2013 Update Watch Resilience Circle facilitator Lisa Cook’s excellent TED Talk! Lisa talks about the increasing problem of American loneliness and isolation, including her own personal story. Around 6:40 into the video, […]

Asheville, NC

A group of people is considering starting a Resilience Circle in Asheville, NC. Contact Sarah Byrnes to be connected to them and help get the circle going. No organizing or leadership experience required! Sarah’s contact info is or 617.477.8630 x307.