Master List of Community-Building Resources

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Oh, hey there! It’s Jillian, the founder of The Joy List.

I’m currently writing a book called Unlonely Planet. These are the resources that I’ve used in my research on loneliness, the decline of organized religion in America, and how to create spaces that foster connection. I hope that it’s useful for your gatherings.

Have something that you’d like to add to this, or a suggestion of how to make it more useful? Email I look forward to hearing from you!

Now, onto the knowledge:


Podcast Episodes

Podcast Series



Community Guidebooks

Facebook Groups





Other Resources

*I am an Amazon affiliate. If you purchase a book through one of these links, I will receive a percentage of that sale. This money will go towards supplementing the costs of The Joy List and my dark chocolate addiction.

Jillian Richardson