EVENTS:    DECEMBER 2022 – JANUARY 2023 – FEBRUARY 2023

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LA ECOVILLAGE TOUR SCHEDULE:
Saturday, December 10, 2022 from 10:30am to 1pm
Sunday, December 18, 2022 from 10:30am to 1pm
Friday, December 30, 2022 from 10:30am to 1pm
Saturday, January 14, 2023 from 10:30am to 1pm
Saturday, January 28, 2023 from 10:30am to 1pm
Sunday, February 12, 2023 from 10:30am to 1pm
Sunday, February 26, 2023 from 10:30am to 1pm

Reservations required.  Details here
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Wed – Sat:  Oct. 26 – 29, 2022 in San Diego – in person

National Association of Housing Cooperatives 22nd Annual Conference

Info and register here
2022 Annual Conference – National Association of Housing Cooperatives (coophousing.org)

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Fri & Sat., Oct. 28-29, 2022

World CLT (Community Land Trust) Day 2022, virtual:
worldcltday.org

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Sat., Nov. 5, 2022 from 12 to 4pm in person in Downtown Los Angeles

LA Bike Fest: The Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition Fundraiser: Music, food, art, awards.  Party with a purpose.

More info and reservations here: LABikeFest | Los Angeles County B (la-bike.org)

Note: We are pleased to announce that Ecovillager Jimmy Lizama will be one of the awardees this year.  Noteworthy memories: the LA County Bicycle Coalition was started by LA Ecovillagers Joe Linton and Ron Milam, plus Jimmy co-founded the Bicycle Kitchen way back,
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Nov. 20 – 26, 2022 Tour the Mondragon Network of Co-ops in Spain

Go here for details:  Emulation Tours — Human Agenda

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NEWS BITS & RESOURCES

 CRSP and its Los Angeles Ecovillage Institute are proud to announce that we have become the nonprofit fiscal umbrella for two new projects aligned with our public interest purposes:

Re:Ciclos: Founded and led by bicycle activist and long time LA Ecovillage member Jimmy Lizama, Re:Ciclos teaches youth and neighbors how to build cargo bikes.  They envision a future Los Angeles where the communities most negatively affected by a century of car culture build a new paradigm of heathy mobility built by community for community.  More info here
And
Bike Talk:  We are a podcast about bike advocacy. Streaming at Valley Free Radio Sundays, 11am EST and Tuesdays, 3-4pm EST. Our affiliate Bike Talk plays alternate Wednesdays from 7-8pm EST at WMBR. KPFK, and SoundCloud.   More about Bike Talk here
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Ecovillages/Cohousing, Intentional Communities Resources
For a variety of talks, workshops, conferences, books, articles and other resources on these topics, see:
www.gen-us.net (publisher of “Communities Magazine”)
www.ic.org
www.cohousing.org
www.ecovillage.org

Global Earth Repair Summit – Virtual – Recorded 10/21-22/2022.  Dozens of speakers.  See past summits on YouTube and watch for current summit to be uploaded onto YouTube soon.

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LA Ecovillage Volunteer Opportunities:
If you have been on an LAEV tour (are vaccinated) and would like to be invited to our work parties:
–  For the LAEV Institute Community Hub: contact Lois at lois@ic.org
–  For the Solar Cooking and Garden In-Depth workshops to help set up and take down, contact Carol  Time Dollars available.
–  For the BVCLT White House Place Learning Garden, contact Kasey at kasey@bvclt.org
–  For Street Librarians bi-monthly Bike Ride, contact Jennifer at geneffer@pacbell.net
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Job Opportunities with LAEV organizations:
–  LA Ecovillage Institute/CRSP: Administrative Assistant. 
Must live in or near LAEV,  share our values and passions for the environmet and a more just city plus have good office and people skills.  Open till filled.  Send resume to crsp@igc.org
and/or call Lois for more info: 213/738-1254
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See LA Ecovillage Tour schedule here www.laecovillage.org/home/tours/


Upcoming events April – May 2022

See tour schedule below or here

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Sat.,  April  23, 9:30 – 11:30 am.  Learn about using solar cookers and regenerative gardening in Los Angeles Eco Village.   – IN PERSON
Demonstration of three types of solar cookers. While food is cooking (weather permitting),  walk through and talk about the different types of gardens and- composting.  We will finish with a taste of sun-cooked gluten free vegan food.
This is an outdoor event. Please wear enclosed shoes and comfortable clothes – work clothes if you want to help with compost.  Wear mask, bring sunscreen, bug spray, plate and eating utensils.  Space limited to 15.  Tickets $17.  Reserve and pay here.  Limited number of complimentary tickets with promo code “FreeGuest”

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CANCELED:  WATCH FOR NEW DATE.  Sat., April 9, 2022 from 12:30 to 3pm: Karaoke Bike Ride to a local central city neighborhood. Folks on bikes meet at the LA Ecovillage Community Hub, 3554 W. 1st Street at 12:30pm for biking to a nearby neighborhood to be announced.  Register here and watch for details.

This workshop made possible by a grant from the LADWP

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Sat, April 23, 2022 from 1 to 2:30 pm.  Save Energy, Save Money and Win free workshop.  Virtual.  Our special speaker will be a representative from the sunrise movement.  Register here:  bit.ly/3dJmKRY

This workshop made possible by a grant from the LADWP

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Fri & Sat May 20-21, 2022, the 21st Municipal Green Building Conference at LA Trade Technical College – Live and in-person.  Los Angeles Ecovillage will be hosting a booth on Community Day May 21, and the conference is free and open to the public that day.   Get a glimpse of what will be happening here.  And save the date and watch for more registration details

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LA Eco-Village Tours on the following dates from 10:30am to 1pm.  Registration and vaccinations required. 
Saturday, April 2, 2022 from 10:30am to 1pm CANCELED
Saturday, April 16, 2022 from 10:30am to 1pm
Saturday, April 30, 2022 from 10:30am to 1pm
Saturday, May 14, 2022 from 10:30am to 1pm
Saturday, May 28, 2022 from 10:30am to 1pm

Details  here

 

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Rampart Village Neighborhood Council Meeting. 3rd Tue of each month at 6:00 pm.

What:     Rampart Village Neighborhood Council Meeting
Where:  155 No. Occidental Blvd., LA 90026 or via Zoom during Covid-19
                crisis.  Check website for agendas/details:  www.rvnc.org   
                Currently meetings are held on-line at
                https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84399345554

When:   Third Tuesday each month s at 6pm 

More information:  http://www.rvnc.org

The Rampart Village Neighborhood Council meets the 3rd Tuesday each month at 6 pm.  The 11 member Council frequently takes up issues of urban sustainability in the L.A. Eco-Village and adjacent neighborhoods.  This is a great opportunity to support more inner city sustainability initiatives.  You can join committees, give public input, run for the Board.  Not a citizen, no problem, your input is invited, and you CAN VOTE!

 

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