Sociocracy is an organizational model based on equivalence, efficiency, and transparency. With decisions made through consent and feedback loops, everyone feels involved and supported in the process. Join trainer Genny Carraro to discover the power of inclusive decision-making in this introduction to Sociocracy workshop.
When people with marginalized identities experience harm in a community, they often withdraw from community life or leave altogether. If you’re a community member who wants to know why, this workshop is for you!
Join author and coach Crystal Byrd Farmer to understand and learn how to appropriately address diversity related harm in your community.
Being an elder is a different phase of life than just being a middle-aged adult with less capacity, and you’ll need to be aware of the needs and potentials in order to make the most of them.
Join us for this 1-hour webinar to gain a greater understanding how intentional community can support seniors as they age, as well as get a taste for our upcoming 5-week course, Aging Gracefully in Community.
Economics is about how we get our basic needs met, how we generate & distribute resources, and the relationships & systems involved. It’s about how we make & spend money, how we organize & carry out labor, and how we relate to wealth & ownership.
Join long-term communitarian and movement builder Sky Blue for an overview of different types of economic models for intentional communities and how they apply to your group.
Join intentional community educator Yana Ludwig for an Intro to Consensus to learn how to reach highly committed agreements within your group.
This workshop is a basic training for groups using consensus, but will also aid individuals in building skills to better relate to their cooperative and social change groups, regardless of the formal decision-making process they follow.
Curious about the hundreds of intentional communities existing around the world? Want to know how you can find one to join that’s a fit for you? Wonder how to best start one drawing on the lessons learned from other communities? Join us for an Introduction to Intentional Communities from Cynthia Tina and Yana Ludwig, leaders in the field of intentional communities.
If you could write the story of your life, what kind of story would it tell? One with choice, community, socializing, sprinkled with fun? Or would it tell the story of someone who felt they didn't have any choices, lacked community, and felt isolated? You have the power to enhance your life and your journey starts right here. Join longtime communitarian Laird Schaub to envision a new future for yourself as you reimagine your senior years in community.
Power and leadership are tender yet potent topics when it comes to community dynamics, and often times communities don't plan well for filling leadership roles. During this workshop, we’ll unpack what might be happening in a community that struggles to fill and maintain leadership positions. Join Laird Schaub for an introductory workshop on what you should consider when filling leadership roles in your community.
When a community issue is multi-faceted, it’s often unclear how to best tackle it, or where to even begin. In this one-hour webinar, facilitation expert Laird Schaub will unpack the dynamics and choices at play when facilitating messy conversations.
Join us for an introduction on how to facilitate a complex topic, as well as get a taste for our upcoming 5-week course, Facilitation in Community.
Contemplating death, ours and others, is a deeply empowering practice that allows us to live more fully in the present and gives us access to an immense gratitude for the miracle of our own existence. There is no other mechanism quite as powerful in bringing us face to face with profound awe. Join seasoned and end-of-life educator Lee Warren for a 2-part exploration of end of life literacy, death positivity, and the conscious dying movement.
How can we take the necessary steps to healing and repairing the relationships we have to the land we live on? How can we be good guests? How can we contribute to healing? Join the urban Indigenous women-led Sogorea Te Land Trust to reflect on relationships land and how to weave cultural and traditional knowledge back in harmony with the land.
What happens when we intersect multiple parenting styles that vary in skills, disciplines, and educational preferences? Join us for the Co-Parenting in Community workshop to discover how you can share the responsibility of raising children and make the work of being a co-parent a deeply spiritual and fulfilling practice.
Most communities encounter bumps in the road when it comes to non-monetary member contributions to the maintenance and well-being of the group. Join us for this introductory 1-hour webinar, to gain an understanding of healthy group dynamics around shared work in community, as well as get a taste for our upcoming 5-week course, Work & Participation in Community.
Looking at the capacity of your community and their willingness to support families will be an important factor to consider when planning for children in community. Join us for this 2-hour workshop to learn how to navigate the conversations that are needed when planning for children in community to ensure the happiness and comfort of everyone involved.
What is lacking in the modern society model? When we think about human connection, ecological balance, existential purpose, spiritual meaning: what could be different?
Join Damanhur resident, Celastrina, for Creating Community in the Modern World, a webinar on how to build modern eco villages in today's society.