A weekend about Ecovillages and Sociocracy – Friday, March 3 – Sun March 5, 2017at L.A. Eco-Village. Attend any of the 3 events. Follow your passions
Diana Leafe Christian is author of Creating a Life Together and a well-known speaker and workshop trainer in the communities and ecovillage movements. Three events with Diana coming up: Friday, March 3rd at 7 pm – slideshow, How Ecovillages Worldwide Have Influenced the Wider Culture. Sat, March 4, 10am-4 pm overview workshop, Introduction to Sociocracy for Ecovillages and Intentional Communities. Sociocracy, which means “governance by peers & colleagues” (also called Dynamic Governance), is a highly effective governance structure and decision-making method Diana now highly recommends instead of consensus. Sun March 5 from 2pm to 6pm workshop on The Three Aspects of a Healthy Thriving Community
Come to one or all three events. See what fits your passions.
RSVP required for all events: email@example.com or 213/738-1254
All events will be held at 117 Bimini Pl, Los Angeles 90004 in the Los Angeles Eco-Village:
Here are the options:
Friday, March 3, 2017 from 7 to 10pm:
Slideshow & talk about Ecovillages around the world: How Ecovillages Worldwide Have Influenced their Wider Culture. Diana’s tales and stories of beautiful ecovillages on four continents, many of which she’s visited, and how they are beneficially affecting their region, their country, or the Planet. See reviews here.
Fee: $5 to $20 sliding scale.
RSVP to: firstname.lastname@example.org or 213-738-1254
Saturday, March 4, 2017 from 10am to 4pm*:
Introduction to Sociocracy for Ecovillages and Other Kinds of Intentional Communities. An overview of this effective governance structure and decision-making method, and one process, Selecting People for Roles (Sociocracy elections), a good-vibe meeting technique you can learn and use in your group. Learn more here
Fee $70 to $90 (sliding scale). Note that fees from been lowered for this event.
RSVP: email@example.com or 213-738-1254
Please note that this is an introduction to, or review of Sociocratic principles and practices.
*Lunch break from 12:30 to 1:30pm: bring your own brownbag or visit one of our many “around-the-corner” cafes.
Sunday, March 5, 2017 from 2pm to 6pm:
The Three Aspects of a Healthy Thriving Community. Includes eight antidotes to structural conflict, and overviews of:
1 – the 19 steps people typically take to start successful ecovillages and intentional communities
2 – community vision and mission, and
3 – a clear, thorough membership process.
Learn more here
Fee: $60 to $75 sliding scale. Note that fees for this event have been raised.
RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or 213-738-1254
Reservations required for all events: email@example.com or 213/738-1254
All three events held at Los Angeles Eco-Village, 117 Bimini Pl, Los Angeles 90004
Pay at the door (the old fashioned way); if paying by check, make out to CRSP
More about Diana here: www.dianaleafechristian.org. Popular lecturer and trainer on diverse aspects of ecovillages, cohousing and intentional communities, Diana makes a rare visit to Southern California.
Author of Creating a Life Together: Practical Tools to Grow Ecovillages and Intentional Communities and Finding Community: How to join an Ecovillage or Intentional Community, Diana is also the former editor of “Communities Magazine.”
Diana’s expertise on community decision making and governance processes has brought international attention to “sociocracy.” Sociocracy is a governance for peers and colleagues using feedback loops to help an organization continuously improve.