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.


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Senior Cohousing: Making it Happen – On-line course Wednesdays, October 12 – December 14, 2016 On-line course Study Group 1: Training the Trainers brings together professionals involved in cohousing and senior cohousing, as well as seniors who want to live in high functioning communities. This instructional workshop offers experiential learning on aging issues and demonstrates the logistics of creating a supportive cohousing community. The secret to a successful […]


North American Students of Cooperation Conference Nov 11-13, 2016 in Ann Arbor MI

Over 400 participants will converge on Ann Arbor, Michigan from November 11th through 13th, 2016 to share ideas, learn new skills, and look at issues affecting the cooperative movement worldwide. Since 1977, NASCO’s Cooperative Education & Training Institute has been widely recognized as one of the most important training and networking opportunities available to members, […]


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: – […]

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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 […]


Rampart Village Neighborhood Council Meeting. 3rd Tue of each month at 6:00 pm

What:       Rampart Village Neighborhood Council Meeting Where:     155 No. Occidental Blvd., LA 90026 When:     Third Tuesdays at 6pm 2014   More information: The Rampart Village Neighborhood Council meets the 3rd Tuesday each month at 6 pm.  The 11 member Council frequently takes up issues of urban sustainability in the L.A. Eco-Village and adjacent […]


Time Bank Orientations and Potluck generally monthly. Inquire about Membership

There are time banks now in 13 LA area neighborhoods, including: – Altadena – Boyle Heights – Downtown Los Angeles – Echo Park – Glendale – Koreatown – Lincoln Heights – Los Feliz – Northeast LA – Pasadena – Silverlake – West Adams – Westside There are a dozen distinct Time Bank projects, some restricted […]

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117 Bimini Place #221
Los Angeles CA 90004