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Resources

The Center for Courage & Renewal provides a range of resources. If you can’t find what you’re looking for on the menu below, let us know.

• Books by Parker J. Palmer and the Center
Parker’s books and books sponsored by the Center, including Poetry Books for Educators

• Books by Facilitators
Many of our facilitators are talented authors—check out their published works

• Circle of Trust Touchstones
Descriptions of the Touchstone and a downloadable poster / flyer

• Courage to Teach Resources
Articles, journals, blog posts and other resources related to the Courage to Teach book and programs.

• Research & Evaluation
Research and evaluation that ensures program improvement, demonstrates a compelling case for bringing circles of trust into the world, and contributes to public discourse about this work.

• Facilitator Directory
Search our directory by name, location and specialty, and to see facilitators’ upcoming programs

For Clergy & People of Faith
A monthly roundup of resources to focus on the spiritual journey for individuals and congregations

• Healing the Heart of Democracy
We offer many ways to explore the concepts of Parker J. Palmer’s latest book, from our Action Guide to blog posts to democracy in the news, plus a list of kindred organizations we admire for their commitment to citizenship, diversity, democracy and civic engagement.

Discussion Guide & Videos

Five Habits of the Heart

Democracy Action Circles

Teaching With Heart and other poetry books
The Center has sponsored a series of best-selling poetry books for educators and leaders.

• Poetry Resources
A collection of some of the best websites about poetry and teaching

• Videos
Visit our Vimeo page for videos of Parker J. Palmer, facilitators and past participants discussing the Courage & Renewal process and impact

Specific to Parker J. Palmer