Sanctuary of Divine Knowledge

Seattle, Washington, United States

  • Last updated: August 8, 2017 (1 second ago)
  • Listing created on: August 8, 2017

Mission Statement

Support women of all races seeking an education in the arts, sciences, and engineering.

Community Description

This community supports women of all ages aspiring to achieve higher education or already in college, through graduate school. Together we can define sustainable urban communities that blend respect, spirituality, and sustainable technology. Two city lots are owned outright and are ready for your transformative and powerful ideas.

  • Status: Forming
  • Started Planning: 2017
  • Start Living Together: 2017
  • Visitors accepted: Yes, rarely
  • Open to new Members: Yes
  • Please read the details in Membership below before contacting this community. Send Message
  • Community Address:
    401 5th Ave.
    Seattle, Washington,
    United States
  • Location

About

  • Type(s): Ecovillage (organized around ecology and sustainability), Student Housing or Student Co-Op
  • Programs & Activities: Volunteer, Internship, or Apprenticeship, Neighborhood, Community Housing, or Homeowner’s Association, Ethical Business, Investment Group, or Alternative Currency, Organization, Resource, or Network, Higher Education Support Community
  • Location: Suburban

Housing

  • Status: We have undeveloped land
  • Current Residence Types: Multi-family homes, Room(s) in a house or building, Tiny house
  • Current Number of Residences: 1
  • Planned number of residences: 6
  • Planned Residence Types: Single-family homes, Multi-family homes, Room(s) in a house or building, Tiny house, Lots to build on
  • Housing Provided: Rental, Work-exchange, Included in Membership
  • Land owned by: The entire community membership

Membership

  • Adult Members: 1
  • Child Members: 0
  • Non-member Residents: 0
  • Visitors accepted: Yes, rarely
  • Open to new Members: Yes

Government

  • Decision Making: Modified Consensus (everyone agrees, with some exceptions or fallbacks.)
  • Identified Leader: Yes, multiple identified leaders
  • Leadership Core Group: No

Economics

  • Dues, Fees, or Shared Expenses: Yes
  • Shared Income: All or close to all
  • Required Labor Contribution: Encouraged or suggested
  • Open to members with existing debt: Yes
  • Additional Comments:

    Suggested monthly contributions are provided. All fees are sliding scales because we’re college students. And since the community owns the land outright there’s no mortgage to pay.

Sustainability Practices

  • Energy Infrastructure: We are totally off grid.

Lifestyle

  • Common Facilities: Common House, Garden(s), Greenhouse(s), Vehicle Share, Library
  • Internet Available: Yes, community provides it
  • Internet Fast?: Yes, exceptionally.
  • Cell Phone Service: Good for most people.
  • Education Style(s): Private School off the property, Public Schooling
  • Healthcare Options: Community Plan, Up to each family or individual

Keywords

sustainable, women, urban, engineering, art, science