Archive for Social Action

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.

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.

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.

The World Designed by God, John Paul II

“The World designed by God cannot be a world in which some hoard immoderate wealth in their hands, while others suffer from destitution and poverty, and die of hunger. Love must inspire justice and the struggle for justice.” – Pope John Paul II, via JustFaith

Maryland Circles Attend Tar Sands Protests

August, 2011 In August 2011, members of the Greenbelt Circle attended the Tar Sands Protests in Washington DC and “American Dream” Town Meetings about jobs and the economy. The Circle helped members see how climate change and economic struggles are interconnected, and that the over-influence of corporations in our democracy is at the root of […]

American Dream House Meetings

The path to the American Dream begins with real conversations among concerned friends and neighbors, like those we have at Resilience Circles. Read more to find or host your own House Meeting!

Whatcom Folk School Launched

from the Transition United States website Bellingham, WA – Whatcom Folk School has printed its first free catalog of summer classes with about 65 classes and 50 instructors. First classes start in June and include topics such as Fermentation of Foods, Tree Climbing with Gear; Woodworking Skill Building for Women, Ayurvedic Medicine, Homebrewing of Beer, […]

Help Pass the Bottle Bill! July 20th Massachusetts State House

The Bottle Bill is the State’s most successful recycling and litter prevention program. Since the Bottle Bill’s inception in 1983, over 35 billion containers have been redeemed, contributing to a healthier environment, cleaner and safer communities, and a stronger economy. But to keep up with the times and consumer tastes, the bottle bill must be […]

Supporting the DISCLOSE Act

Resilience Circle organizers Veronica Palmer and Aaron Castle pose as “Liberty under Siege” to help collect signatures for the California DISCLOSE Act at the Redwood City Parade. Participants in the Resilience Circle at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Redwood City California (UUFRC) voted to focus on corporate personhood as their first social action project. As […]

US UNCUT

A grassroots movement taking direct action against corporate tax cheats and unnecessary and unfair public service cuts across the U.S.