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

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 benefits. When used correctly, communities have experienced better... 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

It Takes a Village – October 9 – 11, 2015 at rural Emerald Ecovillage in San Diego County

Play . Learn . Vision . Connect . Nourish . Explore Three days of family-focused, community-driven festival fun. Also featuring Diana Leafe Christian Details:  http://www.theemeraldvillage.com/itav/ We invite YOU into the “Emerald Village Observatory” for an immersive community experience that will inspire all ages to explore and celebrate what it means to be part of the global family. Bring your childlike curiosity to delve into the science... 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

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