Are You Following the Burgeoning Tiny House Movement? Check it out March 5th & 6th

Are you Following the Burgeoning  Tiny House Movement? Great chance to check it out here in Los Angeles: Hang out with the LATCH Collective and partners imaginopolis brings us… Tiny House in My Backyard!  This creative demonstration event will help policymakers visualize the potential of tiny houses as backyard homes and villages, and your presence will show support for this housing option! Come tour backyard homes in South LA during... Read More

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

Mutual Aid Network Cooperative with Stephanie Rearick Sat., Dec 10 from 2 to 4pm at L.A. Eco-Village

Communities around the world are piloting Mutual Aid Networks (MAN) designed to meet life’s economic needs – food justice, work redesign, sustainable energy, community justice, housing and transportation access, travel and culture exchange, etc. Local MANs are connecting in a global cooperative, the Main MAN, in order to support each other’s success and build a network of networks that can engage the 100% in a neighborly global economy. http://www.mutualaidnetwork.org/  We’re... 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

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 Green Festival at the L.A. Convention Center – September 16 – 18, 2016

    The 6th annual LA Green Festival Expo is almost here! Join us September 16-18 for America’s largest and longest-running sustainability event. Claim your free ticket using free ticket code GAGF16. Los Angeles presentations... 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

Designing a “Perma-Circular” Economy: Wed. July 13 at 7pm at L.A. Eco-Village

Join us for an informative and provocative talk with Christian Arnsperger of the Faculty of Geosciences, University of Lausanne, Switzerland. And a veggie potluck before the talk. Christian will argue that the there is a serious imbalance when industrial societies promote wholesale recycling without also limiting economic growth, rendering such policies essentially useless for building resiliency.  He’ll share with us a permaculture approach... Read More

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