Global Ecovillage Conference (GEN) Europe Conference – July 10 – 14, 2018 – Lilleoru, Estonia

Conference theme:  The Wisdom of Conscious Communities” Including July 10, 2018: Co-Creation Day: How can we make Estonia the first organic country in the world. The conference will bring together 500 sustainable experts, practitioners and visionaries from all over the world. Go here for conference details: http://gen2018.ee/?lang=en&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=genestonia100 For more information on the Global Ecovillage Network,... Read More

Sociocracy for Intentional Communities with Diana Leafe Christian – Sat-Sun-Mon 5/19, 5/20, 5/21/2018*

Sociocracy (sometimes also called “Dynamic Governance” in the US) is an effective governance and decision-making method Diana now highly recommends for intentional communities and member led groups.  It means “governance by peers or colleagues,” and is a system for organizing work and making decisions to guide the work. Sociocracy is  based on the values of transparency, equivalency, and effectiveness. When a community uses... 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 INFO:  crsp@igc.org or 213-738-1254 Mycelium,  mushrooms, mycological... 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 for children 3 through 8 and their parents or guardians that use the... 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.  They would slow down and roll down their windows and ask, “What... 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 all the details here: https://cohousing.givezooks.com/events/2018-boulder-co-regional-cohousing-conference  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, and, when possible, even save money onsite, and how smaller and newer communities... Read More

Mushrooms and Oil Contamination Introductory Workshop: Saturday, January 13, 2018 from 10:30am to noon at Songs in L.A. Eco-Village

First of an on-going series of events In Celebration of the 25th Anniversary of L.A. Eco-Village: WHEN: Saturday, January 13, 2018 from 10:30am to noon. This workshop is full!  Please let us know if you want to be notified for the next workshop. Where:  Songs at Los Angeles Eco-Village, 3554 West First St. Enter thru chain link gate on Bimini Place just so. of W. First St. Fee: Free Reservations please: crsp@igc.org   or 213/738-1254 More info:  crsp@igc.org... Read More

Public Meeting Sat., Nov 11, 2017 from 10am to noon at 117 Bimini Pl, LA 90004

This Public Meeting is Regarding Contaminants and Proposed Remediation Concerning the property at:  3554 and 3560 West First Street – Los Angeles 90004 Previously known as Song’s Auto Shop and the Teriyaki House This meeting is a component of a proposal being prepared by the nonprofit property owner, CRSP, in the Los Angeles Eco-Village, for a US-Environmental Protection Agency (US-EPA) Brownfields Clean-Up grant.  A draft copy of the CRSP... Read More

Diana Leafe Christian workshops in San Diego: Keynoter at West Coast Communities Conference 9/29-10/1; Starting an Ecovillage 10/7-9; Sociocracy 10/14-16

Dear friends and colleagues in Southern California,   This Save-the-Dates notice is about three events in the San Diego area. See below.   If you or people you know are interested in starting an intentional community, I’m doing a workshop on starting successful new communities on Oct. 7-9.    (1)  “Starting a Successful Ecovillage or Intentional Community”            Sat-Sun-Mon, October 7-8-9 in the San Diego Area.   ... Read More

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Contact Information

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