Center for Communal Studies: Talk with Communal Studies Archivist Jennifer Greene – Sat., May 12, 2018 at 5:30pm

About the Center for Communal Studies The Center for Communal Studies was established in 1972 to collect, preserve and continue the scholarship of historical communal organizations. In the course of discovering the identities and lives of early historical groups, Dr. Pitzer, founder of the Center, began to meet and work with contemporary groups. Although his focus was more historical,... Read More

Mushrooms and Oil Contamination Introductory Workshop #2: Sunday, May 6, 2018 at L.A. Eco-Village

Second in a series of Mushroom remediation events DATE AND TIME:  Sunday, May 6, 2018 from 10:30am to 1pm OTHER EVENT DETAILS: WHERE:  Songs at Los Angeles Eco-Village 3554 West First St. Los Angeles 90004 Enter thru chain link gate on Bimini Place just so. of W. First St. FEE: $10 to $25 (self selected sliding scale) RESERVATIONS REQUIRED: crsp@igc.org   or 213/738-1254 MORE... Read More

California Co-op Conference – San Diego – April 29-30, 2018

Click here for the Conference Brochure PDF The conference will be held at theMarina Village Conference Center, 1936 Quivira Way, San Diego, which offers a beautiful view of the bay, and the convenience of a location near San Diego airport. Conference workshops reveal how cooperatives revitalize and fortify local economies by creating jobs, housing, and locally owned businesses! Pre-Conference:... Read More

Explorations in Nature – Closing Public Reception Sunday, April 29 from 3 to 5pm at L.A. Eco-Village

Free admission, NO reservations needed. Refreshments. Come celebrate the conclusion of this 8 week workshop and the beautiful work of the participating children. Sunday, April 29, 2018 from 3 to 5 pm at L.A. Eco-Village 117 Bimini Pl Courtyard Los Angeles 90004 Explorations in Nature is a unique 9 week art program for children 3 through 8 and their parents or guardians that use... Read More

*Explorations in Nature for kids 3 to 8 and parents with Artist in Residence Sylvette Frazier. Come celebrate 4/29/2018 from 3 to 5pm at LA Eco-Village

Sylvette Frazier Public Reception & Collaborative Nature Weave: Sunday, Apr. 29 from 3 to 5 pm at L.A. Eco-Village 117 Bimini Pl Courtyard Los Angeles 90004   Free admission, no reservations needed. Refreshments. Come celebrate the conclusion of this 8 week workshop and the beautiful work of the participating children. Explorations in Nature is a unique 9 week art program... Read More

Earth Day Tea in the Street at L.A. Eco-Village: Sunday, April 22, 2018 from 2 to 5pm

Traffic calming tea in the intersection of Bimini and White House Place. circa 1993 As many of you know, LAEV has a long history of traffic calming activities. Tea in the intersection of Bimini and White House Place was a fairly frequent traffic calming activity back in the early to mid 1990s.  In those olden days, we did it just to meet neighbors who were always in their cars. ... Read More

Regional Cohousing Conference in Boulder CO April 20-22, 2018

The Regional Conference will feature full/half day intensives on affordability, telling your story, the development process and much, much more. Plus, with 16 sessions to choose from long-time community members and newbies alike will benefit from the mentorship of knowledgeable professionals, while meeting cohousers from across the country.  Get... Read More

CANCELLED: Mushrooms and Oil Contamination Introductory Workshop: Saturday, February 17, 2018 from 10:30am to 1pm at Songs in L.A. Eco-Village

THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN CANCELLED       In Celebration of the 25th Anniversary of L.A. Eco-Village: Second in a series of on-going Mushroom remediation events   EVENT DETAILS: DATE AND TIME: Saturday, February 17, 2018 from 10:30am to 1pm. WHERE:  Songs at Los Angeles Eco-Village 3554 West First St. Los Angeles 90004 Enter thru chain link gate on Bimini... Read More

Ecovillage Social Enterprises/Cottage Industries — Why We Need Them! Sat., March 17, 2018: veggie potluck at 6:30; slideshow/talk at 7:30pm with Diana Leafe Christian at L.A. Eco-Village

In Celebration of the 25th Anniversary of Los Angeles Eco-Village Diana Leafe Christian through a lively presentation and slide show, will show how large, well-established communities have established healthy community economies through supporting individual members’ cottage industries  — “social enterprises” — and by encouraging their members to earn, spend, invest,... Read More

Overview: Sociocracy for Ecovillages and Other Kinds of Intentional Communities – Sunday, March 18, 2018 from 4 to 6:30pm at L.A. Eco-Village

In Celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Los Angeles Eco-Village   In a lively presentation with hands-on exercises, Diana Leafe Christian will present an overview of Sociocracy, an especially effective governance and decision-making method she now recommends highly instead of consensus for ecovillages and other kinds of intentional communities, because of the wonderful... Read More

Contact Information

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