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

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

Mark Lakeman talks to L.A. City Departments Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at 4pm. Free and open event

Urban Placemaking for the City of Los Angeles a talk with Portland’s Mark Lakeman at Ronald F. Deaton Auditorium: 100 W 1st St Los Angeles, CA 90012 Tuesday, March 29th | 4pm – 6pm •  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 people and planet healthy change Presented by Portland’s... 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

CicLAvia in The Valley – Sunday, March 6, 2016 from 9am to 4pm

CicLAvia transforms streets into safe spaces for thousands of people to bike, walk, play and smile.  CicLAvis is free and connects people to communities and each other. Details here:  www.cicLAvia.org This CicLAvia goes form Panorama City to Pacoima If you haven’t been yet, now’s a good time to experience it.    Read More

Carfree Chat: LA Transportation Viewed from L.A. Eco-Village, Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at 7:30 at L.A. Eco-Village

At this event, we’ll provide an update on current transportation projects in LA and share the history of carfree transportation culture and projects at L.A. Eco-Village. For many years, Eco-Villagers have worked to raise awareness about the destructive ecological effects driving has on our region.  Now we are moving to develop a more inclusive approach to changing transportation culture that takes race, gender, class and more into account. Presentations... 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

CicLAvia in the Heart of Los Angeles, October 18, 2015 from 9am to 4pm

CicLAvia catalyzes vibrant public spaces, active transportation and good health through car-free streets. Get the route, and all the details here:  www.cicLAvia.org Free event with ever so many fun activities along the route.  Read More

National Cohousing Conference – May 29-31, 2015 in Durham NC

The conference promises amazing offerings: from innovative approaches to developing new and affordable communities, to potent ways to enhance our vibrant communities.We’ll cover cohousing basics as well as hot topics in sustainability, community building, and the evolving definition of cohousing. Our “next generation theme,” will explore the new wave of urban, senior and agricultural communities, check in with our now-adult children... Read More

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