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Enacting Purpose

I am so grateful that NICA President Syd Fredrickson, hosted a Board retreat in February… Although my stomach turned when she urged the Board to look NICA’s purposes square in the face, and assess NICA’s integrity. As small as the Board currently is, and as new as I am to it, I was afraid: what …

Spring 2018 edition of Communities magazine focuses on “Class, Race, and Privilege”

In today’s world, it’s rare to find positive and engaging stories that simultaneously expose readers to sensitive topics like race, class, and social barriers and biases. The Fellowship for Intentional Community (FIC), a nonprofit organization with offices based in Rutledge, Missouri and Louisa, Virginia, has produced Communities magazine for the past 25 years, exploring the …

Sociocracy Workshop, April 26-29

Diana Leafe Christian (author of books, *Finding Community: How to Join an Ecovillage or Intentional Community* and *Creating a Life Together* and a member of Earthaven Ecovillage) will train participants in this dynamic method of self-governance. Sociocracy, also called Dynamic Governance, is a system of governance using consent decision making, involving all those who do …

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