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

SAIGU Event Commemorating the 25th Anniversary of the L.A. Uprisings – Saturday April 29, 2017 from 3 to 5pm

The Los Angeles Eco-Village grew out of the L.A. Uprisings of 1992.  In the Korean language, SAIGU means the date of the Uprisings or Riots which began on April 29 that year as a result of the Rodney King verdict which acquitted the LAPD officers of their brutal beating  of King.  There is an enormous amount […]

California Co-op Conference – April 28-29, 2017 in San Francisco

Celebrate cooperatives by sharing successes and the most effective ways you can help strengthen your cooperative and expand the cooperative movement. Featuring Keynote Speaker Dr. Carol Zippert Growing up & Standing up in the South: 50 years of Cooperative Organizing Dr. Zippert will tell her story of growing up in the segregated American South, and […]

for a sustainable water future

Greywater Installer’s Course – May 17 – 21, 2017 at L.A. Eco-Village

Interested in learning how to install greywater systems? OR Becoming a greywater installer for your area? This course will teach you how to design and install these water-saving irrigation systems.   You will learn about the theory behind simple and high-end systems including the indoor use of greywater. We’ll cover basic plumbing and landscaping skills needed […]

National Cohousing Conference May 19-21, 2017, Nashville TN

THE 2017 NATIONAL COHOUSING CONFERENCE promises an amazing lineup of offerings, from innovative approaches to developing new and affordable communities, to potent ways to enhance our vibrant communities.WE WILL COVER cohousing basics as well as hot topics in sustainability and resiliency in both living green through energy efficiency, shared resources, and greener building, to how […]

Christian Arnsperger talks on the Perma-Circular Economy for Los Angeles – July 2017 Watch for details

Coming in July 2017 Thinking about how to protect and regenerate natural, social, cultural capital within a genuinely circular economy. See Christian’s blog and bio here.   Christian visited L.A. Eco-Village last year to a full house. Watch for details.

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

Mushroom Workshop with Radical Mycology’s Peter McCoy – September 29 – October 1, 2017 at L.A. Eco-Village

Watch for details soon. We expect this workshop to fill up fast. Read about Peter’s work and his new book 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

Barter for Knowledge – Trade School Los Angeles: On-Going

Take a class through bartering with your teacher at Trade School Los Angeles. Classes are open to the public. We believe that everyone has something to offer, and that mutual exchange is a positive & powerful tool for building a community. Sign up below and learn something new! Trade School is an alternative, self-organized school that […]

Contact Information

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