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Curious About Co-Housing?

Capital Hill Urban Co-Housing hosts event on Sunday, March 26,10:00 AM at 12th Ave Arts (Pike Pine Room) – 1620 12th Ave, Seattle   Here’s an opportunity to learn about cohousing, or share information about your interest/forming community. If you are in the latter camp, please come prepared to talk about your community. Optional tour …

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Revitalizing NICA

A few weeks ago, a handful of former and newer NICA board members gathered to discern the direction of Northwest Intentional Communities Association (NICA) in the Pacific Northwest. During our time together, we honored Rob Sandelin for his contribution to NICA and the Communities movement. Rob was one of the founding members of the organization …

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NICA Spring Gathering: Saturday, April 25, Duwamish Cohousing

When: Saturday, April 25 10am to 5pm Where: Duwamish CoHousing, West Seattle, 6000 17th Ave SW Seattle WA 98106 Questions: Contact Basha Osinski at 650-743-2622 or basha.osinski@yahoo.com $10 suggested donation; potluck lunch – please bring a dish to share Common Space – Defining and Building Community Communities are made of people, but the Common Space …

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3-day Sociocracy Workshop with Diana Leafe Christian, Jan 31-Feb 2 at Windsong Cohousing, Langley, BC

3-Day Sociocracy Workshop – Sociocracy overview – Experiential exercises: — Proposals – Plan/Implement/Evaluate feedback loops — The linked circles governance structure — Aim of each circle — Consent Decision-Making, Proposal-Forming — Selecting People for Roles, Role-Improvement Feedback – Implementing Sociocracy in your group Location: Windsong Cohousing 20543 96th Avenue, Langley, BC, V1M 3W3 Sociocracy (also …

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Dynamic Governance Workshop, Seattle, January 25, 2015

Jerry Koch-Gonzalez will be doing a one-day workshop on Dynamic Governance (aka Sociocracy) on Sunday, January 25th in Seattle. Cost: Sliding Scale $120-$40 (median $75) In this workshop you will practice the essential elements of dynamic governance (sociocracy) and learn some theory along the way. This experiential workshop will be facilitated by Jerry Koch-Gonzalez of …

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NICA Fall Gathering on Sat, Nov. 8, 2014

We’re pleased to announce that the NICA 2014 Fall Gathering will be at Songaia Cohousing Community near Bothell, WA on Saturday, 11/8/2014 from 10:00am to 5:00pm. Creating Community Anywhere Many involved in the Intentional Communities movement use the phrase “community where you are” as a code phrase for community building outside of the context of residential intentional communities. We …

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Facilitation Training: Sat, May 24 at Cranberry Commons Cohousing, Burnaby BC

DEEPENING YOUR FACILITATION PRACTICE: WORKSHOP IN BURNABY, BC – MAY 24 Calling all project leaders, teachers, facilitators, coaches, public engagement practitioners, non-profit board members, and others whose work involves empowering people to participate in groups, workplaces, and communities in a more dynamic and effective way! We invite you to attend a professional development session where …

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