Webinars


The Community Builders Forum – Webinar series

Peak into the world of intentional communities and cooperative culture, receive coaching, education, stories, and tips from people with long term experience, and answer your questions about community living. 

Webinars cover a wide range of topics of interest and importance to intentional communities and their allies. Find recordings of episodes below.

Unfortunately we are no longer hosting monthly webinars, but please enjoy our past webinars!

Transition Towns’ Stories for Change Beyond Survival

Posted on May 11, 2018 by
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Transition US, the national networking and organizing group for Transition Towns, is celebrating their tenth anniversary with the series, 10 Stories of Transition. Last month in the FIC’s webinar series, Don Hall, Co-Director of Transition US and founder of Transition Sarasota, talked about bringing the values and benefits of intentional communities to not just a… Read More


Transition Towns and Intentional Communities – Community Builders Forum – Webinar #8

Posted on April 27, 2018 by
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Transition Towns: Intentional Communities for the 99% What to look forward to in this webinar: While building and growing intentional communities is an important part of the resilience-building work of the international Transition Movement, the main thrust of Transition is to create intentional communities for the 99% – towns, cities, neighborhoods, and even entire regions… Read More

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Fundraising for the Revolution – Community Builders Forum – Webinar #7

Posted on February 7, 2018 by
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Being true to yourself, and keeping your sanity, while raising money What to look forward to in this webinar: We’ll conduct most of this webinar “clinic” style. That means that after an initial few minutes of basic assumptions and information about what good fundraising is and means and does, we’ll spend the rest of our… Read More

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Makin’ It Happen, Cooperatively – Community Builders Forum – Webinar #6

Posted on February 2, 2018 by
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What to look forward to in this webinar: Creating a world that works for all people and the planet will take an unprecedented level of cooperation. Easier said than done. This workshop will explore the ins and outs of successful group endeavors and enterprises, including intentional communities, worker co-ops, and other collective and community based… Read More

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The Global Movement of Ecovillages – Community Builders Forum – Webinar #5

Posted on December 21, 2017 by
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What to look forward to in this webinar: Ecovillages are communities striving to live well and lightly together. From appropriate technologies to holistic health; from sustainable agriculture to group facilitation, ecovillages are integrating solutions within human-scale communities and creating new cultures and “stories” in which we can live well – and lightly. While not utopias,… Read More

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Together Resilient: Building Community and Climate Disruption – The Community Builders Forum – Webinar #4

Posted on November 11, 2017 by
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What to look forward to in this webinar: What are the underlying causes of climate change? And what can we do about it? Drawing on her new book, Ma’ikwe Ludwig will talk about community-building from two angles: how it can help us reduce our carbon footprints, and how it can create pockets where we are… Read More

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Landing Your Community – The Community Builders Forum – Webinar #3

Posted on October 18, 2017 by
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The Community Builders Forum – Webinar 3 – Landing your Community The practical and spiritual aspects of real estate for intentional communities We host monthly webinars, which members can participate in live. These webinars cover a wide range of topics of interest and importance to intentional communities and their allies. Recordings of past episodes can be… Read More

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Consensus: Learning to think and act cooperatively – The Community Builders Forum – Webinar #2

Posted on September 13, 2017 by
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In the second addition of The Community Builders Forum, the FIC’s new webinar series for members, Laird Schaub takes us through what makes consensus work. Members can participate in these webinars live. For more info on becoming an FIC member, click here. For most people consensus is an unnatural act. It calls for participants to… Read More