Co-Creators & Affiliates

One of the goals of Circle Connections is to link organizations that share a broad common vision of the power of circles, an appreciation of our individual uniqueness and an understanding of our collective strength. Following are a list of our co-creators presented in alphabetical order.


Peace Conference Logo3rd International Women’s Peace Conference in Dallas, TX, is sponsored by Peacemakers Incorporated, a Texas non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization founded and incorporated in March, 1987 to sponsor international women’s conferences on peace. The mission is to create paths of peace by example and positive action, both locally and globally, through encouragement, communication, education and friendship.

Circles WorkCircles are a unit of community: a co-creative learning-teaching environment, a place for the development of emotional intelligence, interdependence, cooperation and social evolution. The mission of Circles Work is to start small, egalitarian Circles for personal support, growth and development of leadership potential, linked to the Millionth Circle network.

Crones Counsel LogoThe vision of Crones Counsel is to reclaim the Crone archetype through the creation of gatherings of women which model processes that:
• promote equality,
• encourage diversity
• support personal empowerment, and
• honor the value to society of older women's
       wisdom and accomplishments

Global Family LogoGlobal Family, founded in 1986, is a non-profit international network of individuals and groups who choose to experience themselves as members of one human family and who desire to actualize their true life purpose through joining with others in compassionate action for the benefit of all...

Global Goddess LogoGlobal Goddess is a church registered in the State of Texas as a religious non-profit corporation for women who honor a feminine aspect of deity. Our mission is to provide spiritual support and practical assistance to Goddess women helping women worldwide. They do this by providing an online internet forum or sets of forums as places of refuge and dialogue for such women. Through these forums and in some cases in person at actual meetings or gatherings they seek to promote the ongoing and active participation in dialogue, personal communications, and a sense of community for the purpose of supporting each other as they each do their work in their own communities and in the world at large.

Kryta DeereKryta Deere is a holistic Retreat & Learning Center dedicated to nurturing, healing, conscious-raising and wisdom sharing.  Through our programs, focused on The Art of Soulful Living.  We provide the space and stimulation with the desire to help our guests integrate Body, Mind and Spirit.

Mama na Dada LogoMama na Dada-Africa is a non-profit, non-governmental organization formed by and for African women to support the empowerment of the African girl child. We are a registered charity in Bondo District and Nairobi, Kenya, East Africa. Our mission is to reduce the vulnerability to exploitation of girls in Africa through: Research into the barriers to girl’s education and development; Promotion of access to education, both formal and informal; Training to build self-esteem and learn life skills.

The Millionth Circle Intention Statement: 
Circles encourage connection and cooperation among their members and inspire compassionate solutions to individual, community and world problems. We believe that circles support each member:

  • to find her or his own voice and to live more courageously, and intend: to seed and nurture circles, wherever possible, in order to cultivate equality, sustainable livelihoods, preservation of the earth and peace for all
  • to bring the circle process into United Nations accredited non-governmental organizations and the 5th UN World Conference on Women, and
  • to connect circles so they may know themselves as a part of a larger movement to shift consciousness in the world.

Offerings PartnerOfferings Publications is a member-supported endeavor whose goal is to provide its members with original and innovative content and services that are exciting, informative and thought-provoking, through its website, its creative works and its online and face-to-face gatherings. By focusing on the issues that matter most to women today, we hope to celebrate and be celebrated by the evolving women to whom Offerings is dedicated.

PeaceXPeaceThe mission of PEACE X PEACE is to improve the status of women and build sustainable peace. We assist women in reaching their full potential as leaders and decision-makers alongside men by providing women with an innovative tool: our Internet-based Global Network, which facilitates direct online communications between women-led groups ("Circles") across the United States and Sister Circles around the world.

Peer SpiritPeerSpirit is 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.

Red Web Foundation LogoThe Red Web Foundation a non-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to supporting a positive societal view of girls' and women's bodies and menstrual cycles from first menstruation (called menarche) through menopause. Members of The Red Web Foundation form a network of women committed to promoting menstrual health in their personal and professional lives. These “menstrual health advocates” offer a diverse range of products, workshops, and educational materials and include artists, mental health professionals, businesswomen, moms, students, teachers, and health care providers. The Foundation is committed to including a diversity of cultural views and experiences of the menstrual life-cycle. We honor individual and cultural practices of the present day and the past which promote a healthy outlook for women and society. 

The “Women's World Conference: Sophia, Women and Wisdom,” (SWWC) to take place in Sofia, Bulgaria on May 25-29, 2010, builds on the United Nations four World Conferences on Women and the UN Platform for Action Declaration-Beijing 1995.

SophiaWWCThe Sophia Women's World Conference (SWWC) is planned to take place in Sofia, Bulgaria on May 25-29, 2010. It builds on the United Nations four World Conferences on Women and the UN Platform for Action Declaration-Beijing 1995. For more information and/or to get involved in the planning, visit the website at www.sophiawwc.org.

Spheres LogoSpheres Women's Circles Magazine is a connecting tool that serves as an expanding resource and forum for the expression of the feminine heart.

It's all about connecting for the benefit of ALL!

SpiralMuse LogoSpiralMuse is an organization to connect and inspire women as community, manifesting their visions and living their dreams. We celebrate depth and partnership, health and healing, and each woman's full expression for all to see, feel and experience. We honor wisdom, tradition and legacy through women sharing stories, revealing each other's essence and acknowledging our gifts. We invite you to connect with other women and add your unique vision to the evolving canvas of dreams. Together, we are creating a masterpiece of fulfilled visions. We are an expression of woman as muse, authentic femininity weaving itself into a powerful community, a community we call SpiralMuse.

US Social Forum LogoUnited States Social Forum (USSF):  Under the banner of ‘Another World is Possible,’ tens of thousands of community organizers, trade unionists, students/youth, NGO representatives, elected officials and social movements gather for a weeklong conference filled with dialogues, workshops, debates, marches, rallies, and cultural events. The World Social Forum (WSF) was created to provide an open platform to discuss alternatives to the economic plans created by multi-national corporations and the governments at the World Economic Forum that often result in strategies that suppress workers and human rights, and undermine national and Indigenous sovereignty. The USSF has since become an annual event, hosting up to 100,000 people each year.

US Women ConnectThe mission of US Women Connect is to 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.

WIN logoWOMEN'S INTERCULTURAL NETWORK (WIN) connects women and girls through CALLING the CIRCLE, our ground-breaking program that is currently linking women from the U.S., Afghanistan, Uganda, and Japan for full participation in Democracy. WIN also coordinates the California Women's Agenda (CAWA), a million women network that organizes - not an organization that networks. CAWA and CALLING the CIRCLE are ways in which WIN is working to implement the Beijing Platform of Action, the document created from the 4th United Nations Conference on Women, 1995, and reaffirmed by 189 nations in March, 2005. CAWA is a partner with nine other state hubs in US Women Connect (USWC).