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 be your chance to get a sense of what it might be like to live in a functioning community, navigate challenges and avoid common pitfalls.
The Los Angeles Eco-Village is one of the city’s largest and longest-running intentional community.
Date and Time: Thursday, October 29, 2015 from 7 to 10pm
Location: Los Angeles Eco-Village, 117 Bimini Place, Lobby,
Los Angeles 90004 directions
No Charge: Donations accepted
Reservations or more info: firstname.lastname@example.org or 213/738-1254 or just come.
Light Refreshments: Bring something to share if you’d like.
More info on “You Are Here Intentional Community”
MORE INFO ON PANELISTS:
Elektra Grant, Lecturer Otis College of Art and Design and associate of the The Regenerative Co-op of Pomona, an intentional community of approximately 30 residents distributed among 4 homes. The Community strives to incorporate sustainable and regenerative principles in an urban/suburban environment. Most members are students or recent graduates of various local colleges, including organizers, teachers, technicians, students, business people, philosophers and artists. The group has vegetarian community meals 5 nights a week, uses solar power, and maintains a gray water system, edible landscaping and organic gardens. Community decisions are consensed upon during monthly community meetings. In addition to hosting skill shares throughout the year, the Community organizes a Sustainability Seminar every Spring with workshops and speakers on topics from solar power and making bio-diesel to activism and social justice.
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