Millionth Circle

WEBSITE LINKS

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Following are links to websites are a sampling of the great educational and information resources for women that are available. They are presented here in alphabetical order under several different categories. Click on the Jump To menu above to go directly to the different categories.   We are continually adding to this page, so check back often.

Publications

Offerings Magazine
Receives the Offerings of women's lives in the forms of images, art, poetry, short stories, essays and conversations. These Offerings are presented to the world in a way that engages readers and contributors alike in reflection, inquiry and dialogue.

Spheres Womens Circle Magazine
Recommends books, music, women asked to submit stories of their women's circle experiences. Magazine.

Organizations and Foundations

Circle Connections
A membership organization that helps women start, revitalize, sustain and connect their circles within the United States and Canada. Our goal is to provide a state-of-the-art system for connecting circles in a trusted environment, enabling circle-to-circle networking and collaboration.

Earth Child Institute
An international not-for-profit, non-governmental organization (NGO) working in consultative status with the United Nations and UNICEF. We are dedicated to the development and implementation of multicultural, interdisciplinary educational programs that are designed to integrate holistic and indigenous ways of teaching and learning into the context of our modern day world.

Gather the Women Global Matrix
A gathering place for women and women's organizations, who share a belief that the time is now to activate the incredible power of women's wisdom on a planetary scale.

Institute for Circlework
The Institute for Circlework supports the healing of individuals, communities and the planet through the practice of Circlework™, a group process in which people gather in circles with the intention of strengthening community, communing with spirit, and accessing compassion, courage, wisdom, and wholeness.

Mothers Acting Up
Mothers Acting Up inspires, educates and engages mothers — a gigantic force to be reckoned with— to prioritize children in our corporate and public policies. MAU believes that when mothers lead, generations of global citizens will follow. Order their 2009 Calendar by clicking here!

Peace X Peace
A global network that links women's groups inside the United States with women's groups outside the United States by areas of mutual concern. Circles work locally on all aspects of community building, from financial equity to prevention of abuse to inclusive governments to truth in media, and more.

PeerSpirit
An education and service company that believes council, or circle, to be the common root of all cultures, a tradition that can take us from the campfire to the future. Council facilitates a level of conversation that allows groups of people to accomplish goals through an integrated experience of heart and mind.

The Red Shoes
A Louisiana non-profit organization which endeavors to empower the dreams and spirit of women by deepening spiritual awareness. We provide opportunities for spiritual transformation within a supportive community.

The Rose Circle
A community of women -- mothers, daughters, grandmothers, and friends -- who provide a safe and empowering place for young women in which to explore and understand themselves, each other, and the world.

Shamanic Circles
A non-profit organization dedicated to fostering global shamanic community. Our intention is to assist people in returning to Circle - local circles, global circles, and the Circle that is the Web of Being.

Women's Leadership Circles
Women’s Leadership Circles (WLC) recognizes and supports the diversity of women’s leadership paths and brings together circles of women from different communities and disciplines. WLC organizes leaders engaged in social justice work to collectively create healthier lives and societies.

Women’s Perspective
A nonprofit organization committed to educating women about money by enabling them to experience the significant transformation that comes from integrating their economic power with their spiritual power.

The Women's Well
The Women's Well is a safe and supportive community that encourages women to honor the power of the circle and to trust themselves and their ways of knowing, including the wisdom of the female body, their experience of cycles, and a receptivity to intuition and the unconscious.

Women's World Summit Foundation
Principle objective is to help implement women's and children's rights and to generate increased commitment and support for the realization of agreed development goals through UN summits and international conferences.

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Circle Resource Sites

The Indigenous Circle
Called the ultimate source for finding Native American information on the web, this site provides a good model for connecting various circles and circle organizations.

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Projects

5WCW.org and 5WWC.org
The purpose of these two websites is to create groundswell support for a 5th United Nations International Conference on Women that, in turn, will be an influence on the decision-makers at the United Nations.

Allies for the Greater Good
There is a new global culture growing... It is based upon an old/new set of agreements downloaded into the hearts of human beings whenever they are fully present to their innermost essence. It is being woven from a relational fabric of love and trust and slowly becoming visible, networked and evolved through our new information technologies.

From the Four Directions
A global leadership initiative of the Berkana Institute founded by Dr. Margaret Wheatley, author of Leadership and the New Science and Turning to One Another. The project creates and supports local, on-going leadership circles focused on life-affirming leadership.

Teen Talking Circle Project
Teen Talking Circles and Women's Circles Network offer workshops, trainings and retreats to adults, so that you can offer young people safe spaces, Teen Circles, in your community.

US Women Connect
Connect all US women for a larger, louder, more powerful and collective voice in polices critical to women and our families. Building bridges from the ground up, USWC is linking state coalitions and alliances across county lines into state networks for support of a US women’s agenda and the Beijing+10 Platform for Action for equality, development and peace.

Women's Intercultural Network (WIN)
WIN has been connecting and amplifying women’s voices across cultures for collective action on common concerns, locally and globally, for 12 years. We bring women together on the ground and on the Internet in California with the California Women’s Agenda, with US Women Connect in the USA, and through Calling the Circle of Women in Uganda, Afghanistan, Japan, the Philippines and other women’s ‘circles’, networks and global alliances. Giving all women a voice is a key strategy toward full participation in our democracies and economies.

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Conversation Processes

Conversation Café
At Conversation Cafés, we will learn together how to create a culture of conversation—which is a culture of intelligence, peace, and political awareness.

World Café
World Café Conversations are an intentional way to create a living network of conversation around questions that matter. A Café Conversation is a creative process for leading collaborative dialogue, sharing knowledge and creating possibilities for action in groups of all sizes.

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