Senior Cohousing: Making it Happen – On-line course Wednesdays, October 12 – December 14, 2016

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  http://www.cohousingco.com/services/studygroup1-2016-training 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... Read More

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

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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... Read More

West Coast Communities Conference Thursday Sept. 29 – Sun. Oct 2, 2016 Northern California

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West Coast Communities Conference 2016 Thursday Sept 29 ― Sunday Oct 2 at Groundswell Institute a queer ecovillage and retreat center 2 hours north of the San Francisco CA Bay Area Co-Sponsored by the Fellowship for Intentional Community West Coast Communities Conference: Racial & Economic Justice Get details and register here Whether old hat to intentional... Read More

Social Permaculture Intensive with Pandora Thomas & Starhawk – September 28 – October 2, 2016 at QuailSprings CA

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SOCIAL PERMACULTURE INTENSIVE with pandora thomas & starhawk SEPT. 28 – OCT. 2, 2016 Course Description How can permaculture principles bring people together to co-create and empower one another to transform patterns of unjust power into healing, nurturing and inspirational collaborative experiences? All groups deal with issues of power, conflict and the... Read More

The Green Festival at the L.A. Convention Center – September 16 – 18, 2016

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    The 6th annual LA Green Festival Expo is almost here! Join us September 16-18 for America’s largest and longest-running sustainability event. Claim your... Read More

North American Permaculture Convergency Sept 14-18, 2016 in Hopland CA

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More info here Join us at the North American Permaculture Convergence!   Transition workshop track, network gathering, scholarship fund, work-trade opportunities, and more!    We’re excited to be partnering with the North American Permaculture Convergence and Northern California Building Resilient Communities Convergence... Read More

The Communities Conference at Twin Oaks, Virginia, Sept 2-5, 2016

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The Communities Conference is held Labor Day weekend, Sept 2 – 5, at Twin Oaks Community in Louisa County, Central Virginia.  The event hosts between 150 and 200 participants, including people who are members of, interested in, and new to intentional communities and other kinds of cooperative living and working. The focus of the event is on intentional communities, although... Read More

CicLAvia – Iconic Wilshire Boulevard – Sunday August 14, 2016 from 9am to 4pm

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CicLAvia heads back to Iconic Wilshire Boulevard on August 14 as Koreatown, Westlake, and Downtown Los Angeles will host the country’s largest open streets event! Streets will be closed to cars and open for cyclists, pedestrians, runners and skaters to use as a recreational space. www.cicLAvia.org for all the info you’ll need and more New to CicLAvia? Here are some things... Read More

Worker Cooperative National Conference, July 29 – July 31, 2016 in Austin, Texas

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400+ inspired participants building a new economy based on shared democratic ownership. Hundreds of democratic workplaces in all stages from concept, to conversion, to growth. Join the U.S.’s leading lenders, funders, educators and advocacy organizations supporting the cooperative economy. Plus international guests bringing their wisdom and perspectives.  And... Read More

Designing a “Perma-Circular” Economy: Wed. July 13 at 7pm at L.A. Eco-Village

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Join us for an informative and provocative talk with Christian Arnsperger of the Faculty of Geosciences, University of Lausanne, Switzerland. And a veggie potluck before the talk. Christian will argue that the there is a serious imbalance when industrial societies promote wholesale recycling without also limiting economic growth, rendering such policies essentially useless for building... Read More

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