Intro to Gaia Education’s framework for sustainability

Join Giovani Ciarlo of Gaia Education to learn about the four dimensional aspects of their sustainability mandala - economic, ecological, social and worldview - and how they can help you create an equal, functional, net zero community.

$5 – $20

Intro to Intentional Communities around the Globe

Are you thinking about joining an intentional community and want to get your search underway? You’ve come to the right place! This 90-min webinar will cover all the basics about intentional communities — where they are, why they matter, and how to find one that's a good fit for you. Get your questions answered and leave with practical tips.

Free – $25

Developing a Prosocial Ecosystem in Intentional Communities

Join Prosocial World Master Facilitator Pip Atkins for an interactive workshop to design your community model using the Prosocial Design Principles. It is a method for culture change that sets out principles for an organization to enact to support it flourishing. Prosocial provides tools which allow groups to balance self interest and group interest.

$10 – $40

Facilitating Your Group through Anything

Learn how to unpack the dynamics and choices at play when facilitating difficult topics. Join facilitation expert Laird Schaub for an introduction on how to support group conversations, using the topic of non-monetary contributions as an example.

Free – $25

Common Legal Issues in Community and How to Avoid Them

Strong and responsive legal agreements within communities are key to both their long term success and maintaining healthy relationships between community members. Join us for this bird's eye view of legal topics to consider when starting, maintaining or reforming a community.

Free – $25

Rising Together: The Power of Singing in Your Community

What muses live beyond the obligatory food gathering tune? Join artist and healer Lyndsey Scott for an interactive workshop on the uplifting and relaxing power of song in your community.

$10 – $40

Intro to Intentional Communities around the Globe + live Q&A

Are you thinking about joining an intentional community and want to get your search underway? You’ve come to the right place! This 90-min webinar will cover all the basics about intentional communities — where they are, why they matter, and how to find one that's a good fit for you. Get your questions answered and leave with practical tips.

Free – $25

Virtual Tour of Intentional Communities

Thinking about joining an intentional community? Curious to learn about communities from them directly? Want to peek inside community living and get your questions answered? The Virtual Tour of Intentional Communities is the event experience for you!

Free – $25

Q&A with Consensus Expert Laird Schaub

Do you have burning consensus questions? Join us for a 1-hour, casual Q&A session with longtime communitarian and consensus instructor Laird Schaub to learn best practices.

$10 – $40

Aging in community: From isolation to belonging

Social isolation and loneliness is on the rise. Join Applied Human Sciences Associate Professor Darla Fortune for an academic presentation on inclusion and belonging as we grow older.

$10 – $40

Q&A with Consensus Expert Laird Schaub

Do you have burning consensus questions? Join us for a 1-hour, casual Q&A session with longtime communitarian and consensus instructor Laird Schaub to learn best practices.

$10 – $40

Intro to Aging Gracefully in Community: A Panel

Join us for a 90-minute panel discussion with the course instructors for Aging Gracefully in Community. In this discussion, you’ll learn about the expertise and experiences Margaret Critchlow, Laird Schaub, Danielle Williams, Alline Anderson, and Lee Warren have with aging in community.

Free – $25

Managing the Moment When Conflict First Emerges in Community

When conflict arises, it's often unclear how to best tackle it or where to even begin. Join facilitation expert Laird Schaub for an introduction on how to work with conflict for the well-being of your community.

Free – $25

7 Membership Questions All Cooperative Groups Need to Address

While most cooperative groups do not discuss all these questions or even any of them, all groups should. Get clear on the membership questions your community should be asking now in this free, one-hour webinar.

Free – $25

Q&A with Consensus Expert Laird Schaub

Do you have burning consensus questions? Join us for a 1-hour, casual Q&A session with longtime communitarian and consensus instructor Laird Schaub to learn best practices.

$10 – $40

Q&A with Consensus Expert Laird Schaub

Do you have burning consensus questions? Join us for a 1-hour, casual Q&A session with longtime communitarian and consensus instructor Laird Schaub to learn best practices.

$10 – $40

Intro to Intentional Communities around the Globe + Live Q&A

Are you thinking about joining an intentional community and want to get your search underway? You’ve come to the right place! This 60-min pre-recorded webinar will cover all the basics about intentional communities — where they are, why they matter, and how to find one that's a good fit for you. Get your questions answered during the live Q&A.

$5 – $20

Virtual Tour of Intentional Communities

Thinking about joining an intentional community? Curious to learn about communities from them directly? Want to peek inside community living and get your questions answered? The Virtual Tour of Intentional Communities is the event experience for you!

Free – $25

Intro to Intentional Communities around the Globe + Live Q&A

Are you thinking about joining an intentional community and want to get your search underway? You’ve come to the right place! This 60-min pre-recorded webinar will cover all the basics about intentional communities — where they are, why they matter, and how to find one that's a good fit for you. Get your questions answered during the live Q&A.

$5 – $20

Meet the Authors

Join us for an informal conversation with several authors who share their expertise and stories about creating and living in intentional community. 

Free – $25

Giving Tuesday Gala 2022

Join us on November 29th for FIC’s Giving Tuesday Gala for an evening of entertainment and quality time with our team and fellow communitarians. In addition to musical performances, you’ll hear about the impact we’ve had this year and ways you can support the movement.

Free

Pre-Solstice Sing-along!

Song is a precious way to see and praise the change of seasons.  Come enjoy an afternoon pause to sing songs that celebrate the darkness and gifts of winter.

Free – $25

Using Sociocracy to Support Harmony and Connection

With many personalities and needs in community, sometimes tensions can't be avoided. Join us for this 1-hour webinar on Sociocracy to learn how to catch and deal with tensions early as well as get a taste for our upcoming 5-week course, Sociocracy for Communities.

$20

A Communitarian’s Journey: A Conversation with Lee Warren

Community living is a journey towards self literacy, culture repair, deeper intimacy with all aspects of life, and ultimately an expanded consciousness needed for the world we want to create. Join us for a 1-hour interview + Q&A time with Becoming a Communitarian course instructor Lee Warren to learn about her life as a communitarian for the past 30 years as well as get a taster for the upcoming 5-week course.

$20

Easy Steps Toward Aging Well in Community

2022 is history, and now you're another year older and wiser! We invite you to embrace the momentum of the new year by starting your personal plan for aging well in community. 
Join author and instructor Margaret Critchlow to learn the easy steps you can take now, towards aging well in community.

Virtual Tour of Intentional Communities January

Thinking about joining an intentional community? Curious to learn about communities from them directly? Want to peek inside community living and get your questions answered? The Virtual Tour of Intentional Communities is the event experience for you!

Understanding How Consensus Works in Communities

Consensus offers excellent prospects, if done well, for developing group depth and cohesion—the very thing most crave when building community. 
Join consensus expert Laird Schaub for a brief webinar on how consensus can work within your community to build connection.

Community Connect for Newcomers

Want to learn more about intentional communities? Whether you are brand new or have been following the movement, we have resources for you! Join us for a general orientation where you’ll get to meet other interested in community as well as get your burning questions answered.

Want to dive deeper into how to join, start or grow an intentional community?
Join us for an upcoming course!

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