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Foundation for Intentional Community

August 2020

WORKSHOP | Anti-Racism in Intentional Communities

August 11 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM EDT

Now more than ever, predominantly white intentional communities are recognizing how they perpetuate racism and white supremacy, and are looking for ways to change. What does this look like in practice? Join Sky Blue (former FIC Director) is joined by Avi Kruley (Co-Director of Community Well-being at Mount Madonna Center) for a deep look at anti-racist practices.

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FREE EVENT | How to Build Community in the Digital Age

August 13 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM EDT

Are you wondering how to keep your community vibrant and connected now that so much of our interaction has to take place virtually during the pandemic? Get ready to learn from an expert community builder! FIC is honored to host celebrated author and consultant, Jono Bacon, for a talk on how to build community in the digital age.

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WORKSHOP | Legal Basics for Intentional Communities

August 18 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM EDT

Get your community project on solid legal footing! This workshop will cover some of the legal basics for starting or sustaining and intentional community. Join legal consultant, Clifford Paulin, for a both interactive and highly practical session.

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FREE EVENT | Building Community in the Great Uprising

August 20 @ 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM EDT

Join author, activist and educator Starhawk and community land catalyst Cassandra Ferrera in a timely exploration of what it means to build community in the Great Uprising. As the global movement for social and environmental justice gains momentum, our community building efforts seem ever more important. How do we align with the values of deep social liberation? 

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WORKSHOP | Sociocracy Governance & Decision-Making

August 25 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM EDT

Sociocracy is a governance system that supports healthy group processes. Sociocracy has a strong focus on equality and effectiveness and is used worldwide in a variety of organizations, particularly in intentional communities. In this workshop, we will provide an overview of the basic concepts of sociocracy: how we make decisions, how we empower and connect teams and we can improve continuously over time.

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