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Bainbridge Island, WA

Our Resilience Circle meets on Bainbridge Island at Virginia Villa Apartments Community Room. Contact: Kat Gjovik at (206) 842-0223 or e-mail Visit Bainbridge Island Resilience Circles on Facebook! Since the documentary, “Fixing the Future,” which featured the Portland, Maine time bank, Hour Exchange, from discussions in our Resilience Circles, and with new information from TimeBank […]

Edmonds, WA

The Rev. Cecilia Kingman piloted one of the earliest common security clubs in her Washington State congregation, calling it “one of the best pastoral tools I’ve used in years in terms of giving members of my congregation a sense of agency in their economic lives.” Cecilia says the church has a unique role to play […]

White Salmon, WA

A resilience group began meeting in White Salmon, WA, in the fall of 2012. Contact Sarah Byrnes, national Resilience Circles organizer, to get involved, at Update from the Circle: We talked about sharing equipment (snow plows) and starting a newsletter or a sign board to announce community concerns.  We have just had a major forest […]

Suquamish, WA

Suquamish UCC is serving as a catalyst for establishment of Resilience Circles in our community. For more information, please contact us or visit our website: August 22 Update: The two Resilience Circles in our area (Suquamish and Bainbridge Island) have completed the seven-session curriculum! (Some of the words used to describe the experience: eye-opening, affirming, practical, […]

Seattle, WA

The Bet Alef Meditative Synagogue will host a Resilience Circle beginning on January 10, 2012. It will be located in downtown Seattle. Click here for details, or contact Richard Hodgin at, 206-729-8900. Find other Seattle Common Security Clubs on Facebook!