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Study Circles Resource Center

The Study Circles Resource Center is dedicated to finding ways for all kinds of people to engage in dialogue and problem solving on critical social and political issues. SCRC helps communities by giving them the tools to organize productive dialogue, recruit diverse participants, find solutions, and work for action and change.

The Topsfield Foundation created the Study Circles Resource Center in 1989. Since then, SCRC has worked with many kinds of communities, on many different issues, to develop a process for bringing people together for creative community change.
Hundreds of communities across the country have organized study circle programs. SCRC works directly with these communities, to refine and improve the process for organizing large-scale community dialogue that leads to action and change.

From neighborhoods to large cities, broad coalitions of community groups are bringing together hundreds (and sometimes thousands) of people from all walks of life to deal with important issues like these:

  • racism and race relations
  • education reform
  • crime and violence
  • immigration
  • diversity
  • youth concerns
  • growth and sprawl
  • police-community relations
  • building strong neighborhoods
  • neighborhoods supporting families with children
  • and more

More Information

Study Circles Resource Center
PO Box 203
697 Pomfret Street
Pomfret, CT 06258
Phone: 860.928.2616
Fax: 860.928.3713
General Email: scrc@studycircles.org