EVENTS:    AUGUST, SEPTEMBER 2022

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LA ECOVILLAGE TOUR SCHEDULE:
Sat., August 13, 2022 from 10:30 am to 1pm
Sat., August 27, 2022 from 10:30am to 1pm
Mon., Sept. 5, 2022 (Labor Day) from 10:30am to 1pm
Sun., Sept. 11, 2022 from 10:30am to 1pm
Sun., Sept. 25, 2022 from 10:30am tp 1[,

Reservations required.  Details here
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SUN., AUG. 21, 2022 FROM 9AM TO 4PM HOLLYWOOD & WEST HOLLYWOOD

Open Streets CicLAvia from East Hollywood & Hollywood to West Hollywood.
Four Metro stops along the 7 mile route.  Free and open to all forms of non motorized transport.  Details here

Look for our LA Ecovillage Institute info booth/table along the route.

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SUN. , AUG 21, 2022 from 8:30am to 6pm in person in Santa Clarita

Tiny House Co-build Camp by LATCH Collective
Learn to build a tiny house, hands-on.
Details and register here

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SAT., AUG 27, 2022 from 10am to 12 noon at L.A. Ecovillage

Cooking with the Sun:  Solar Cooking Workshop*
Cook and bake in 4 varieties of solar cookers. Led by Ecovillager, Solar Cook and Garden Guide  😻  Carol Springer with Sage, this two hour event is sure to get you excited.  Carol and Sage will demonstrate how to make a simple cooker, and they’ll have low cost DIY kits available for purchase.  AND eat what you cook.  Space is limited.

More Info and register here

*Researchers calculated that gas stoves pump 2.6 million tons of methane into the atmosphere each year, or the equivalent of 500,000 cars.

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SUN., AUG. 28, 2022 from noon to 3pm
STREET LIBRARIANS BICYCLE RIDE & SOCIAL

Join this group for a friendly hang-out and bike ride delivering donated books to local street libraries.  Bi-monthly rides in the Echo Park, Silverlake, Koreatown, Wilshire Center areas. More info here
or
Contact Jennifer at geneffer@pacbell.net
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SUN, AUG. 28, 2022 from 3:30 to 5:30pm at LA Ecovillage

LA Eco-Village in-depth Garden walk-about
with solar tea and treats with Ecovillager Carol Springer
Register here

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SEPT. 1 – 30, 2022  (5 virtual sessions)

Greywater Design Mastery Class.

A comprehensive greywater program to teach you how to design professional, well-functioning greywater irrigation systems to save water and grow your gardens, with Laura Allen, founder GreywaterAction,org
Read all about it here www.greywateraction.org
Register here Greywater Design Mastery (greywateraction.org)

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TUE., SEPT. 14, 2022 FROM 5 TO 7PM in Downtown LA in person

 COLLECTIVE IMPACT
A dozen prominent sustainability activists give 3 minute speed talks on their sustainability passions.
Watch for details or contact Lois@ic.org

Event sponsored by www.usa.skanska.com in association with LA Ecovillage and a dozen other groups.

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SAT., SEPT. 24, 2022 from 8am to 3pm at LA City Hall, 200 No. Spring St.

Los Angeles Congress of Neighborhoods: 
free and open to the public
watch for registration details.  www.empowerla.org/



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 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.ic.org
www.cohousing.org
www.ecovillage.org

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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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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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