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

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

North American Permaculture Convergency Sept 14-18, 2016 in Hopland CA

More info here Join us at the North American Permaculture Convergence!   Transition workshop track, network gathering, scholarship fund, work-trade opportunities, and more!    We’re excited to be partnering with the North American Permaculture Convergence and Northern California Building Resilient Communities Convergence happening September 14-18 at the Solar Living Institute in Hopland,... 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

Next GEN – North America gathering

share   are so excited to announce the 3rd Annual Youth Ecovillage Summit! June 9th – 12th, 2016 La Cité Ecologique in Quebec, Canada Join us for three days of ecovillage immersion, community inspiration and deep connection! Immersion This year’s gathering will be held at La Cité Ecologique, in Quebec, Canada. Founded over 30 years ago, this “Green City” is the largest ecovillage... 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

FEATURED EVENT: Urban Placemaking for Cultural Transformation with Mark Lakeman and the City Repair Project: Fri – Sun, March 25, 26, 27, 2016 at L.A. Eco-Village and Tue March 29 Downtown LA

Come learn with others in your communities and neighborhoods about successful strategies for: Transforming public spaces from car-centric to people-centric  Accelerating culture change within public agencies  Learning and practicing effective tools for continuing change. Presented by Mark Lakeman and core members from City Repair Project, this workshop will provide a dazzling spectrum of real world tools for building participatory culture and... Read More

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