98% of cohousers are lovely, well intentioned people we can... Read more →
This summer I drove from Atlanta, GA to Anacortes, WA, which is to say I moved home. As I crossed the country, I engaged with as much community as I could. I’m sharing that journey here, in seven parts, with gratitude and lessons learned. Part 1 of 7 The beginning of any journey is the… Read More
In his recent WebChat Alan O’Hashi walked us through the process of telling your community story. He gave advice for how to craft your story, what needs to go in the “elevator speech” and some tips for managing social media. See the full webchat here.
Friday Forum (FF) is a group that meets every other Friday for approximately one and a half hours. Its purpose is to provide members a place to reveal and discuss their personal cares and concerns. To keep it from becoming just any group, where people chitty-chat, interrupt, dominate, tell long narratives that deal with things… Read More
In her recent WebChat, architect Laura Fitch reviewed her Intensive Workshop process for helping future residents design their cohousing communities. The weekend-long workshops (one each for site, common house, units and eco-programming) include information and decision-making about elements of design as well as expertise in consensus or sociocracy. Community members participate in the design of… Read More