Thanks to the 25 folks who joined members of the NICA Board at East West Bookshop on August 21 for a presentation and discussion with Diana Leaf Christian on “Three Aspects of a Healthy, Thriving Community.”
The three aspects are:
Community Glue: taking time to do shared enjoyable activities that tend to generate feelings of [...]
Right around 50 folks attended at least part of the NICA Fall Gathering 2012.
Thanks to everyone who participated, particularly David Mcleod, who offered a presentation on Transition Whatcom, and Jamie Jedinak and other members of the Wooley Mammoth who so graciously hosted this year’s event.
Here are a few glimpses of the event. Notes [...]
Submitted by Larry Rider
On October 15. 2011, NICA hosted Tree Bressen, a facilitation trainer from Eugene OR (http://www treegroup.info), who gave a daylong workshop entitled, Facilitating a Meeting with Care and Skill.
The event was held at the Ravenna Eckstein Community Center in the Ravenna district of Seattle. About 30 people attended, [...]
From Sept 23-25, 2011, FIC (Federation for Intentional Community) presented a weekend conference in Occidental, CA, about 50 miles north of San Francisco.
About 250 people attended. 20-30 communities were represented, mostly from the Bay Area and the West coast.
The keynote speaker was Kevin Danaher, founder of the Green Festivals and Global Exchange. He [...]
On Thursday, September 1, 2011, NICA hosted its 3rd panel presentation at the East West Bookshop at 6500 Rossevelt Way NE Seattle. About 30 people attended. The topic was
Intentional Communities: Models for Sustainable Living. Our goal was to share with people some of the many benefits of community living, and how examples of a [...]
If you missed Songaia’s May Day celebration, here’s just a taste of what happened!
Video segments from the Hope for a Better World panel discussion, hosted by NICA at East West Bookshop, October 13, 2010, are now available on the nwcommunities Youtube site.
Communities represented on this panel included Bright Morning Star, Ananda Community Lynnwood, Jackson Park Co-housing, and Sherwood Co-op.
Each community provided an introduction as well as [...]
Here are the community introductions by panel members at the recent “Intentional Communities: Models of Sustainable Living” event, hosted by East West Bookshop, March 10, 2010. Additional selections, as well as a the complete video of the entire event, will be released soon.
Visit the Ravenna Kibbutz Web site.
Visit the Songaia Web [...]
Terrific event last night, graciously hosted by East West Bookshop, with nearly 60 in attendance, including representatives from several intentional communities, including the Port Townsend EcoVillage and Clearwater Commons. If you attended on behalf of a community and I missed naming it, add it below in comments–we were so [...]
About 25 people representing five northwest intentional communities from as far as Olympia attended the NICA Fall Gathering, hosted by the Ananda Community. You might recognize a few of the attendees in the slideshow above.
While the theme of the event was, “What makes your community hum?”, the overall experience was celebrating the harvest [...]