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Don’t Miss The National Cohousing Conference May 19-21 in Nashville!

Don’t Miss The National Cohousing Conference May 19-21 in Nashville!

Each year, the Cohousing Association of the United States hosts a national conference for those participating in or interested in the cohousing movement. This year’s conference will take place May 19-21 in Nashville, TN: “The 2017 National Cohousing Conference promises an amazing lineup of offerings, from innovative approaches to developing new and affordable communities, toMore…

Bridge Meadows Brings Foster Children Into Intentional Community

Bridge Meadows Brings Foster Children Into Intentional Community

For many intentional communities and cohousing projects, being “intergenerational” is a core value and long-term goal. Parents envision themselves raising children with the support of other community members. Elderly residents want to share meals and social activities in their old age. But for some families – such as foster children and their adoptive parents –More…

Interactive Documentary “One Shared House” Packs a Punch

Interactive Documentary “One Shared House” Packs a Punch

It’s not often that we hear the story of an intentional community told by someone who grew up in one. And it’s even less common for that story to be told through a beautifully designed 10-minute interactive documentary. At OneSharedHouse.com, Irene Pereyra tells the story of Kollontai, a cohousing experiment in Amsterdam in the 1980s.More…

Cohousing Conference in Boulder: “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly”

Cohousing Conference in Boulder: “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly”

Regional Cohousing Conference “The Good, the Bad & the Ugly”  The Cohousing Association Of The United States A Sister Organization of the FIC Announcing A Cohousing Regional Event September 26 – 28, Boulder Colorado Program & Event Details Register Now ($60) All cohousers, wannabe cohousers, and those curious about this style of intentional community areMore…

Northeast Regional Cohousing Summit

We’re Having a Cohousing Party and You’re Invited! Cohousing communities in the Northeast are gathering Sept 28-29 in Cambridge MA for a weekend of connection, camaraderie, and community. Registration for the Summit will be capped at 75. So make sure to register early! http://www.cohousing.org/2013_ne_party

Intergenerational Cohousing

THERE seems to be a rule that if retirees move to a communal environment, it must consist only of other retirees. But some older adults are challenging that notion by choosing intergenerational cohousing, living side by side with people of all other ages, including singles, childless couples and families with children. Read more: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/13/business/retirementspecial/retirees-choose-intergenerational-cohousing.html?_r=2&  

We happily link to the following organizations, all of whom share our strong commitment to promoting community and a more cooperative world:
Cohousing The Federation of Egalitarian Communities - Communes Coop Community Cooperative Sustainable Intentional North American Students of Cooperation Global Ecovillage Network