The Los Angeles Eco-Village Intentional Community consists of approximately 40 folks who have moved to the neighborhood to live more ecologically and more cooperatively. Most of us are demonstrating the processes—ecologically, economically, and socially —that manifest an ecovillage. We are raising the quality of community life while lowering our environmental impacts, and expanding public awareness about more sustainable urban living.

The Los Angeles Eco-Village neighborhood, a place name, consists of the two blocks of Bimini and White House Place in the north end of the Wilshire Center/Koreatown area of Los Angeles.

This website is our virtual home and a gateway to our family of organizations working toward ever greater manifestation of the LAEV vision.

Events

Ecocities World Summit – July 12-14, 2017 in Melbourne Australia

Al Gore to be Principal Speaker at Ecocity World Summit 2017 Humanity has entered its urban age, with a rapidly growing majority of the population now living in cities. The ‘urban globe’  faces unprecedented social and environmental challenges. The chief danger is climate change, which threatens epic disruption and hardship. But there are related challenges […]

Christian Arnsperger: Drawing ideas from Switzerland’s “horizontal metropolis”- Wed., July 19, 2017 at L.A. Eco-Village

Veggie Potluck and talk on L.A.’s perma-circular future: According to Dr. Christian Arnsperger, Los Angeles has never been just an unsustainable, sprawling, resource-guzzling behemoth. At least since the 1930s, and especially since the 1960s, there has been a small, persistent, and varied underground that wants “another LA.” The city has been variously (re)imagined by Olmsted and […]

Transition US National Gathering: July 27-30, 2017 – Macalester College, St. Paul, MN

View this in your browser for more details  “Growing a Movement for Resilient Communities: Broadening, Deepening, and Scaling Up” Transition members and community resilience builders from across the country are invited to gather in St. Paul, Minnesota, this July to make connections, share knowledge, and generate strategies to bring the Transition vision of resilient, local, connected and […]

Place It: Community Visioning Workshop with James Rojas – Thursday July 27 2017 from 7 to 10pm at L.A. Eco-Village

WATCH FOR MORE DETAILS SOON Re-envision your neighborhood through storytelling, objects, art-making and play.  Investigate your attachment to place and shelter by thinking beyond words by building models to express your ideas about on cohousing, intentional community, and tiny homes. EVENT DETAILS Date & Time: Thursday, July 27, 2017 from 7pm to 10pm Place: 3554 […]

Twin Oaks Communities Conference – Labor Day Weekend Sept 1-4, 2017 – Louisa Virginia

TWIN OAKS COMMUNITIES CONFERENCE Labor Day Weekend, September 1 – 4, 2017     Register Now! Registration is open and preparations are in full swing for this year’s Twin Oaks Communities Conference, held as usual on Labor Day weekend, September 1 – 4, 2017 Work exchange and discounts are available. Register

Sustainable Living Tour – California – October 1 – 12, 2017

Immerse yourself in leading sustainable living education centers showcasing real examples of soil, watershed and human relationship restoration. Lots More info:  http://earthjourneys.org/ EARTH JOURNEYS Empowering change seekers to cultivate lifestyles that regenerate the mind, body, soul and planet through transformative journeys and earth-based education. Our nature retreats blend personal development, permaculture education and spiritual exploration […]

12th Annual Permaculture Convergence – Oct.. 5 – 8, 2017 in Hopland CA

more info: http://www.permacultureconvergence.com

CANCELLED: SORRY. Mushroom Workshop with Radical Mycology’s Peter McCoy

Read about: -Peter’s work -Peter’s book – Peter’s workshops here: http://radicalmycology.com    

Watch for our 2017 Schedule of Special Events at L.A. Eco-Village

Check this page often for dates to be announced:   Affordable Housing and Transportation from an Urban Ecovillage Point of View:  Yes!  Our very own  L.A. Eco-Village members Joe Linton, Adonia Lugo, Jimmy Lizama, Lara Morrison and Lois Arkin will share their individual and collective perspectives on this critical topic.  Watch for the date.  Let […]

A Crash Course in Urban Ecovillages at L.A. Eco-Village: What We’ve Learned & What We Know You Can Make Happen! An all day affair with us at L.A. Eco-Village. Watch for details.

Ever wonder how we put it all together?  What works?  What doesn’t?  What we’d do differently?    And how much further our vision reaches?  And how much faster you could make it happen in your own neighborhood? A hands-on all day affair with members of the Los Angeles Eco-Village and friends covering the following topics: – […]

Return to Your Senses – 4 sessions – L.A. Eco-Village – Watch for scheduling

Trainings for health care workers, activists, councilors* Any event that overwhelms a person’s ordinary capacity to cope: accidents, illness, birth…, may result in post traumatic symptoms that influence behaviors and  interactions. Return to Your Senses introduces you to therapeutic, engaging, un-intrusive approaches that can offer trauma-informed interactions to all clients  reduce potential re-traumatization for client with trauma histories […]

Lessons Learned from Living in Community

– Love not someone whom you see eye to eye, but is looking in the same direction. – Love will find a way. Indifference will find an excuse. – A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you. Elbert Hubbard

Contact Information

117 Bimini Place #221
Los Angeles CA 90004
crsp@igc.org