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Community Connect for Seekers

April 20, 2023 @ 12:00 PM 1:30 PM CDT

Community Connect for Seekers 2023

Community Connect for Seekers

Third Thursday of the Month

  • Pacific: 11:00am-12:30pm
  • Mountain: 12:00-1:30pm
  • Central: 1:00-2:30pm
  • Eastern: 2:00-3:30pm

Connect with other intentional community seekers and learn how to find, visit and ultimately join a community.

Thinking about joining an intentional community? Come learn about the options out there, the process for joining, and how to find the community that’s right for you. Get your questions answered, learn from the stories of others, and participate in exercises to deepen into your community journey.

Who should attend?

You should attend Community Connect for Seekers if you:

  • are considering joining or actively visiting communities
  • are in the process of deciding on a community to join

About Community Connect for Seekers

What you get from the Community Connect for Seekers experience:

  • network building with presenters and other community seekers
  • learn about the intentional community options available
  • learn the process for joining an intentional community
  • find the community that’s right for you!

Community Connect for Seekers topics include:

  • what it’s like to live in a community
  • how to evaluate communities
  • how to contact and visit communities
  • community membership process

About your Host

Cynthia Tina, Community Connect for Seekers host

Cynthia Tina (She/Her pronouns)

Cynthia is the “community matchmaker” helping people find and join the hundreds of intentional communities she has visited and worked with around the globe. She is a speaker, educator, and former co-director at the Foundation for Intentional Community. Her mission is to strengthen the bridge between sustainable communities and mainstream society. After a decade of travel, Cynthia now lives at an ecovillage in Vermont where she’s building a passive solar home, tending a garden, and guiding yoga classes. She has a B.A. in Sustainability from Goddard College, as well as certifications in Ecovillage and Permaculture design. Learn more and book a community matchmaking session with Cynthia at www.cynthiatina.com.


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The Community Connect Experience


Live Zoom Sessions

Nothing pre-recorded here! When you sign-up for Community Connect, you’ll have the opportunity to join a live session on Zoom with the event facilitator and other participants.

Affordable and Accessible

All our events are run on a sliding scale basis. Generous donations cover the costs for low-income attendees. FIC is committed to making our programs accessible to people of all walks of life.

Stay Connected on the Forum

All Community Connect participants will have access to a private area of the FIC Forum to stay connected with the facilitator and other participants.

Testimonials for Community Connect

“I enjoyed getting to speak with a variety of people around the world with both similar and different ideas about community. An excellent opportunity to share ideas and have them supported and validated by others at different stages of the community building and living process.”

-Melanie Conran

“This is a great way to connect with others who are involved in intentional community on every level.”

-Steve Fiko

“There is a nice unpretentious character to the discussion, and that works for me. And any time I listen to others who are somewhere on the spectrum of Intentional Communities processes, I learn things.”

-Robert Feagan

“I enjoyed it all. Mostly just enjoyed seeing what others are doing around creating community. The facilitation was really great, and I really enjoyed it all and left feeling a bit more connected.”

-Tanager Kastner

“These are a great way for connecting with others who have a passion for community. I recommend it to anyone at any level of interest or experience in community.”

-Steve Fuji

“I enjoyed meeting young people who are just beginning the “community” journey, and old folks who know a lot about communities, and middle agers who help out a lot.”

-Linda Kato


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