Two Amazing Community Events In California
The FIC is proud to sponsor the third annual West Coast Communities Conference, and the Building Resilient Communities & Permaculture Convergence.
West Coast Communities Conference
Hosted this year by Terra Madre Gardens in Escondido, CA, the event’s keynote presentation will be by Diana Leaf Christian, sociocracy trainer and author of Creating a Life Together, the definitive guide to building intentional communities.
This year’s theme is Thriving, Not Just Surviving, focusing on equitable and sustainable income and affordability.
Building Resilient Communities & Permaculture Convergence
Evolving from 12+ years of the NorCal Permaculture Convergence, the BRCC brings together sustainability enthusiasts, permaculture designers, social entrepreneurs, community organizers, social justice activists, people from the NorCal Bioregion, the West Coast, and beyond for a dynamic, engaging, and celebratory gathering designed to build a powerful movement for community resilience.
Come learn game-changing ,cutting-edge solutions to some of humanity’s most pressing problems from top-notch community organizers, permaculture designers, and global change agents. Learn ways to design and establish systems that provide for humanity’s material and non-material needs such as food, water, shelter, energy, economies, health, and happiness in a way that humans and Nature can thrive.
A Few of Our 2017 100+ Speakers:
Jon Young – Mentor, Naturalist, Author, Speaker; 8 Shields Institute
Ferananda Ibarra – The Metacurrency Project, VillageLab
Starhawk – Renowned Global Justice Activist, Award Winning Author, Teacher, Speaker