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... Read More

A Crash Course in Urban Ecovillages at L.A. Eco-Village: What We’ve Learned & What We Know You Can Make Happen! An all day affair with us at L.A. Eco-Village. Watch for details.

Ever wonder how we put it all together?  What works?  What doesn’t?  What we’d do differently?    And how much further our vision reaches?  And how much faster you could make it happen in your own neighborhood? A hands-on all day affair with members of the Los Angeles Eco-Village and friends covering the following topics: – Envisioning – Gathering people – Eco-technologies – Social technologies – Perma-circular... Read More

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

  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 issues and demonstrates the logistics of creating a supportive cohousing... Read More

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

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 workshops sometimes cover a broader array of topics in cooperative... Read More

National Cohousing Tour Day – Saturday, April 30, 2016 at L.A. Eco-Village and throughout the U.S.

Saturday, April 30, 2016: Special Abbreviated tours scheduled at: 10:30am     and      1:00pm     and       2:30pm These free tours are in conjunction with the National Cohousing Open House.  Reservations please:  213/738-1254 or crsp@igc.org Give us  your time preference. You will also have an opportunity to hang out for discussions with Eco-Villagers. Bring a brown bag lunch and hang out before or after your tour time.    Read More

West Coast Communities Conference, Fri – Mon, Oct. 9 thru 12, 2015 Northern California

@ Groundswell Institute, an emerging ecovillage and retreat center Join other community explorers in the splendor of nature for a weekend of skill-building, networking, and celebration that promises to inspire and educate. Whether you are brand spanking new to intentional communities or have been living in them for years, the West Coast Communities Conference will provide plentiful opportunities for all to grow their own skills and knowledge. Inspired... Read More

Diana Leafe Christian gives a public talk on “The Three Aspects of a Healthy, Thriving Community,” Monday. October 5, 2015 at 7:00pm in Westchester CA

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.” Tonight,  we ponder the topic of how to create “community... Read More

National Cohousing Conference – May 29-31, 2015 in Durham NC

The conference promises amazing offerings: from innovative approaches to developing new and affordable communities, to potent ways to enhance our vibrant communities.We’ll cover cohousing basics as well as hot topics in sustainability, community building, and the evolving definition of cohousing. Our “next generation theme,” will explore the new wave of urban, senior and agricultural communities, check in with our now-adult children... Read More

Communify Un-Conference in San Diego, Saturday, March 7, 2015 from 9am to 6pm

Join us at COMMUNIFY San Diego:     Communify un-conference A gathering of pioneers, seekers, neighbors, organizers, dreamers, trainers, leaders, and activists reclaiming a more sustainable world through intentional communities, cooperative culture, deep democracy, and participatory economics.   Saturday, March 7, 2015 9am-6pm at San Diego Friends Center   People in intentional and traditional communities around the world are already living... Read More

Fellowship for Intentional Community Meeting April 5 & 7, 2013 Prescott AZ

What:       Fellowship for Intentional Community (FIC) Organizational Meeting Where:     Prescott AZ – Manzanita Village When:      April 5 – 7, 2013   More information: If you are not familiar with the national resource and networking organization for intentional communities, cohousing, and ecovillages, this is a great opportunity for an immersion experience.   Do visit www.ic.org for starters.  Read More

Contact Information

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