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  Read More

Film: One Big Home – Saturday August 26, 2017 at 6pm – West Los Angeles

Gentrification comes in many forms. On the tiny island of Martha’s Vineyard, trophy homes threaten to destroy the island’s unique character. Twelve years in the making, One Big Home follows one carpenter’s journey to understand the trend toward giant houses. When he feels complicit in wrecking the place he calls home, he takes off his tool belt and picks up a camera. Bumping... Read More

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... Read More

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

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  cohousing, intentional community, micro-apartments and tiny homes. EVENT DETAILS Date & Time: Thursday, July 27, 2017 from 7pm to 10pm Place: 3554 West First Street at Bimini... Read More

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, Christian Arnsperger 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... Read More

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 to human health,... Read More

CicLAvia: Glendale Meets Atwater Village Sunday, June 11, 2017 from 9am to 4pm

Sunday, June 11th:  come explore a new route at CicLAvia – Glendale Meets Atwater Village presented by Metro. This 21st CicLAvia will feature new things to see, new places to eat, new local businesses to explore, and new friends to meet. Here’s everything you need to know to get ready for June 11: How to get to the route: Getting to the Route Accessibility information: Accessibility... Read More

An Evening of Dialog with Global Ecovillage Network President Daniel Greenberg: Fri 6/2/2017 from 6 to 8pm

It’s a veggie potluck at 6pm at LA Eco-Village.  Please bring your own non-throwaway eating ware. Daniel is  a long term ecovillage activist, is a former resident of Sirius Ecovillage, founder of Earthdeeds, and more currently of the CAPE project: Custom Academic Programs in Ecovillages. More about Daniel: In 1999, Daniel founded the non-profit Living Routes, which partnered... Read More

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... Read More

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

for a sustainable water future

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 for the four... Read More

Contact Information

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