California Co-op Conference – San Diego – April 29-30, 2018

Click here for the Conference Brochure PDF The conference will be held at theMarina Village Conference Center, 1936 Quivira Way, San Diego, which offers a beautiful view of the bay, and the convenience of a location near San Diego airport. Conference workshops reveal how cooperatives revitalize and fortify local economies by creating jobs, housing, and locally owned businesses! Pre-Conference: Saturday, April 28th: A full day intensive training on... 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

The Nuts & Bolts of a Worker Co-op Start-up – Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017 in Culver City at 7pm

Long time L.A. Eco-Village resident, and founder of Pacific Electric Worker Co-op, Somerset Waters, will share his experiences as the founder of a start-up worker co-op. Sponsored by: LAWORCS: LA Worker Ownership Resources & Cooperative Services More info: The Nuts and Bolts of a Worker Cooperative Start-Up with Somerset Waters   Wednesday, October 25, 2017  at 7:00 PM at Father’s Office 3229 Helms Ave Culver City,... Read More

12th Annual Permaculture Convergence – Oct.. 5 – 8, 2017 in Hopland CA

more info: http://www.permacultureconvergence.com  Read More

Third Annual West Coast Communities Conference – September 29 – October 1, 2017 in Escondido CA

Conference Theme:  Thriving, Not Just Surviving – Fiscal Health in Community Featuring Keynote Speaker: Diana Leafe Christian, author of Creating a Life Together Taking off from last year’s theme of economic justice, we are organizing this year’s topics around the subject of equitable and sustainable income and affordability.  We have workshops… Workshop topics and speakers include: – Financially feasible ways to start Community... Read More

Twin Oaks Communities Conference – Labor Day Weekend Sept 1-4, 2017 – Louisa Virginia

TWIN OAKS COMMUNITIES CONFERENCE Labor Day Weekend, September 1 – 4, 2017     Register Now! Registration is open and preparations are in full swing for this year’s Twin Oaks Communities Conference, held as usual on Labor Day weekend, September 1 – 4, 2017 Work exchange and discounts are available. Register  Read More

Transition US National Gathering: July 27-30, 2017 – Macalester College, St. Paul, MN

View this in your browser for more details  “Growing a Movement for Resilient Communities: Broadening, Deepening, and Scaling Up” Transition members and community resilience builders from across the country are invited to gather in St. Paul, Minnesota, this July to make connections, share knowledge, and generate strategies to bring the Transition vision of resilient, local, connected... Read More

California Co-op Conference – April 28-29, 2017 in San Francisco

Celebrate cooperatives by sharing successes and the most effective ways you can help strengthen your cooperative and expand the cooperative movement. Featuring Keynote Speaker Dr. Carol Zippert Growing up & Standing up in the South: 50 years of Cooperative Organizing Dr. Zippert will tell her story of growing up in the segregated American South, and how the African-American community she was part of moved from cooperation to cooperatives. She... Read More

Los Angeles Area Intentional Community Summit – Sunday, April 23, 2017

We’re putting on the second Los Angeles Intentional Community Summit this Sunday! It’s for all folks who live in or are interested in community living to get together and create a larger network, to learn about how other communities operate, discuss the issues that affect community life, etc. Let’s eat some snacks and drink some drinks and get to know one another and our city’s communities.  Where:     Sugar Shack,... Read More

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

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