Watch for our 2017 Schedule of Special Events at L.A. Eco-Village

Check this page often for dates to be announced:   Affordable Housing and Transportation from an Urban Ecovillage Point of View:  Yes!  Our very own  L.A. Eco-Village members Joe Linton, Adonia Lugo, Jimmy Lizama, Lara Morrison and Lois Arkin will share their individual and collective perspectives on this critical topic.  Watch for the date.  Let us know if you’re in for this one. ——————– Gabriela... 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

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

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 to members, directors, staff and managers of group-equity cooperatives. The... Read More

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

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 community or just diving in for the first time, join us at the second... 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

2016 California Co-op Conference April 29-30 in Sacramento

California Co-op Conference: Friday, April 29th & Saturday, April 30th, 2016 Co-op Tour: May 1, 2016 Conference Location: Sierra 2 Center 2791 24th Street, Sacramento, CA 95818 The CA Co-op Conference offers tracks for both startup and existing cooperatives that focus on governance, communication, and technical topics for food, worker, housing, and other co-op types. One track is devoted to successful co-op development and another is dedicated... Read More

Worker-Owned: exploration & play – Sun. Jan. 24, 2016 from 2 – 5pm – Pasadena

ARROYO S.E.C.O. & ANTIOCH UNIVERSITY invite you to an afternoon of exploration and play about WORKER OWNED COOPERATIVES This is a FREE event! Please RSVP to reserve your space: nancyannneberlin@gmail.com(Donations are gratefully accepted at the door to help us continue our educational programming.) Sunday, January 24 2-5 pm The Armory Center for the Arts 145 North Raymond Ave. Pasadena,... Read More

“You Are Here Intentional Community Los Angeles” Forum, Thursday October 29, 2015 at 7pm at L.A. Eco-Village

Join You Are Here: Intentional Community Los Angeles and Lois Arkin, founder of the Los Angeles Eco-Village, for a panel discussion of what works and what doesn’t, in intentional communities. Current and former residents of communities in Southern California will share their experiences with important issues like governance, shared space, decision-making, getting along, privacy, food and sharing. Bring your questions and curiosities, this will... 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

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