CicLAvia Sunday October 10, 2021 from 9am to 4pm in Heart of LA

C’mon get that bike out and bike or Metro your bike over to the 10th Anniversary CicLAvia,  Members of the LA Eco-Village community helped get CicLAvia started and up and running 10 years ago.  We welcome you to come by our booth at 7th St. and Parkview near the west entrance to McArthur Park.

And ride along with the festive Karaoke Bike, designed and built by Relampago Wheelery’s Jimmy Lizama.

We’ll be starting the Karaoke bike ride about 11am from our booth and wheel on over to Mariachi Plaza and back

More CicLAvia info:

Free family fun.  And lots of good energy saving tips along the way.


Collective Impact speed talks Wed. 8/11/21 from 5 to 7pm free

WEDNESDAY, Aug 11th, 5:00-7:00PM (PDT)

Register in advance for this event. REGISTER

Alice Yuan Zhang 

Virtual Care Lab

April Banks


Charly Ligety

The Housing Innovation Collaborative

Gina Ciganik
Healthy Building Network

Jessie Buckmaster
Hathaway Dinwiddie

Julie Janiski
Buro Happold

Lisa Hart
Neighborhood Council
Sustainability Alliance

Michael Anderson
Anderson Barker, Inc.

Patrick Hosty

Peter Emerson 

Reema Shakra

Rincon Consultants

Richard Molina 


Scott Shell 

 Sponsored by BuroHappold Engineering with L.A. Eco-Village and these organizations::
Buro Happold is an international, integrated engineering consultancy operating in 24 locations worldwide, with 60 partners and over 1,900 employees including some of the world’s leading consultants and engineers. For over 40 years we’ve been building our reputation for delivering creative, value led building and city solutions for an ever changing world.

Want a Tiny Home but not sure how to get started? – six week course starting June 15, 2021 with the LATCH Collective

We are SO excited to offer Jumpstart your Journey again this summer! 

Jumpstart your Journey 6-week interactive, live course challenges you to create a tiny house design, as well as a plan for achieving your housing goals. This course is taught by multiple instructors from LATCH Collective who have experience in the various aspects of going tiny and are here to help you make a game plan! 

More info

Register here

Saving energy, saving money, saving the planet: Join our VIRTUAL WORKSHOP Sat., July 24 2021 from 1 TO 2PM. Then stay on the zoom or come on over for a live and live streamed TALENT SHOW and OPEN MIC from 2:30 to 4pm at the Community Hub* in L.A. Eco-Village

Learn more about:

o the Los Angeles Eco-Village

o Permaculture

o the LADWP rebate programs

o your role in reducing climate disruption

o how to measure your ecological footprint

o how to win prizes & money for participating


Register for the FREE virtual workshop here.

Then hang out in the live-stream after the workshop or come on over in person* for neighborhood mingling and to enjoy our Neighborhood Talent Show, open mic and sing-along from 2:30 to 4pm. In-person space is limited, so RSVP to or 213-738-1254

* Note that this is a free and open event. Please be vaccinated and masked if you plan to attend the Mingling and talent show in person

*The Los Angeles Ecovillage Community Hub is located at the corner of W. First St. and Bimini Place at 3554 W. First St., Los Angeles 90004. Enter on Bimini Pl.

This workshop and Talent Show are sponsored by CRSP dba Los Angeles Ecovillage Institute (LAEVI) and made possible by a grant from the LADWP

Green Business Networking – June 8, 2021 from 7 to 8pm Virtual

GBN Virtual Event
for Our Community

Join Green Business Networking
On-line For
Networking, Conversation and Community June 8th
7 p.m. – 8 p.m.

*This event will be “bring your own”
Join us from where-ever you are!

To Attend: you MUST RSVP with your name & email address to We’ll send the meeting link the day of the event.
Check out our web/events calendar for the latest news on conferences, events, and discussions: www/ Please pass this information along to other professionals in the green business community.

For further event information, to sponsor or to volunteer for at GBN event, or to request we add an event to our calendar, please contact us at

Questions?  please contact us at Find Event Photos Celebrating GBN Events
on our Green Business Networking FaceBook Page.
Thank YOU to Everyone Who Made it a Special Year! GREEN BUSINESS NETWORKING A non-profit providing the owners and decision-makers of socially and environmentally conscious businesses a time and place for connecting, sharing, deal-making and networking.

Our mission is to connect those who understand the importance and opportunity of environmentally friendly commerce. If this is you, or you would like to learn more about what that means, we host local gatherings to promote a better tomorrow!

Read more Green Economy Think Tank We created Green Economy Think Tank to convene leaders and their communities to catalyze ideas into action to grow the living economy through forums, salons, dinners, events and conferences.

We are committed to the highest principles of human development applied to evolving finance and economic development – incorporating integral theory, systems science, biomimicry for finance, advanced organizational and community development paradigms, regenerative economic thinking, blue ocean strategy and scaling the most advanced applications of neuroscience, human potential and organizational development. Read More

Worker Co-ops: not business as usual – Sat., May 22, 2021 activities from 2:30 to 5:30pm

Catch the livestream of Saturday’s panel at 3:30 PM on our Facebook page,!  

We look forward to meeting L.A.’s cooperators and building the co-op movement with you! 

Worker Co-ops: Not Business as Usual
Saturday, May 22

2:30-3:30 PM, Co-op fair: Check in at Ride On Bike Co-op
Co-op market, Resources & Clinics with co-op attorneys & developers 

3:30-4:30 PM, Co-op Panel: In person OR on Facebook Live  Ed Whitfield, Seed Commons Niki Okuk, Downtown Crenshaw Gilda Haas, L.A. Co-op Lab Rita Ortiz, The Tree Yoga Co-op Brett Heeger, co-op attorney 
MC: Adé Neff, Ride On Bike Co-op 

4:30-5:30 PM Co-op fair:
Co-op market, Resources & Clinics

Thanks to WE RISE, all attendees will receive FREE access to our self-paced, online course, How to Start a Worker Co-op ($50 value).  Be sure to pick up a coupon code from the check in desk at Ride On Bike Co-op.   

Special shout out  to our co-sponsors for helping us spread the word:
Hot & Cool 
Harun Coffee
Kaos Network
Sole Folks
Los Angeles Black Worker Center
LA Commons
Downtown Crenshaw
Umoja Center 
Community Build
Collective Remake
Community Power Collective
SoLA Food Co-op
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Collective Impact: 12 speed talks on a variety of sustainability topics – Wed 5/12/21 from 5 to 7pm PST via Zoom free

Now, more than ever
Stand up and be a champion
Share your impact

Join us for our 2021 Collective Impact speaker series.

We’re tackling subjects from the climate crisis, resilience, health and wellness, and diversity and inclusion to equity, economy and environment and much more.

We’ve assembled forward-thinking thought leaders for a
discussion on our collective impact on Los Angeles and beyond.
Join us, offer your insights, and be part of the conversation to move us forward collectively.
WEDNESDAY, May 12th, 5:00-7:00PM (PDT)

Register in advance for this meeting:
Sponsored by BuroHappold Engineering in collaboration with L.A. Eco-Village and these others:

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20th Annual Municipal Green Building Conference – Fri & Sat May 21-22, 2022 – Virtual on the Whova Platform

The unprecedented events of 2020 punctuated the urgency of the climate crisis, the pervasiveness of racial inequities and environmental injustices, the deep impacts of housing unaffordability, and the vulnerability of our societal systems to handle extreme disruptions. “The Time is Now!” is a recognition that our actions to combat climate change, while strengthening our adaptive capacity, must be immediate, must be accelerated, and must be intersectional. 

The agenda is live!

Check it out here

90 speakers

Dozens of workshops

Register here

The Time is Now! for Climate Action & Rapid Decarbonization.
The Time is Now! for Adaptation & Resilience.
TheTime is Now! for Equity & Environmental Justice. 
The Time is Now! for Racial Healing & Building Community Power. 
The Time is Now! for a Healthy Post-COVID Future.


Since its inception in 2001, MGBCE has become the longest-running and largest gathering of leading sustainability and green building advocates within both the public and private sectors in Southern California.

Attended by over 1300 people last year, this conference and trade show provides cutting-edge thought leadership, education, and networking opportunities to inform local government agencies, building industry professionals, and the general public about the principles, practices, and products associated with green building.

And we’ll welcome your visit to the
Los Angeles Ecovillage Institute Virtual Booth


Saving Energy, Saving Money, Saving the Planet: new opportunities for CD13 residents*. Join our May 22, 2021 free workshop from 1 to 2pm

Learn more about:

o the Los Angeles Eco-Village

o the LADWP rebate programs

o your role in reducing climate disruption

o how to measure your ecological footprint

o how to win prizes & money for participating


Register for the FREE virtual workshop here.

This workshop is sponsored by CRSP dba Los Angeles Ecovillage Institute (LAEVI) and made possible by a grant from the LADWP

* Note that this is a free and open event, but we are particularly interested in having people that live in these neighborhoods attend: East Hollywood, Rampart Village, Koreatown, Historic Filipino Town, Atwater Village, Little Armenia, Elysian Heights, Victor Heights, Silver Lake, Echo Park,

Awaken: ReSTORYing for resilient community with the Reconciliation and Deep Adaptation Institute – May 10 to August 29, 2021 – on-line or hybrid

This course is for you if:

You wish to step forward into personal, collective and planetary change and are ready to access tools for the learning journey.

You have a calling towards restorative justice, peacemaking and reconciliation that is locally honouring and globally connected.

You are interested in being involved in a path of design for resilient community building and deep adaptation.

Sponsored by the Canadian Earth Institute and hosted by Our Ecovillage

Click here for more info and to apply.

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