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The 2019 National Cohousing Conference in Portland, Oregon was a huge success. For information about future conferences visit the CohoUS website and subscribe to the newsletter. You can view and download a souvenir PDF with photos and more info about the conference.
Thursday, May 30 • 1:30pm - 5:00pm
Three Aspects of a Healthy, Thriving Community

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What Diana has found in her 25 years researching and teaching internationally about cohousing and other kinds of intentional communities re how communities can achieve their goals effectively, which (most of the time) results in happy, fulfilled community members. A lively, visual presentation with frequent participant interaction and small group discussions.  Topics will include
     (1) What Diana calls the "Three Aspects of a Healthy, Thriving Community," including the basic foundation of all three (and the secret small aspect many groups don’t know about). 
     (2)  "The Visionary Idealist - Practical Experience Scale Over Time." 
     (3) An approach to renters in cohousing with an agreement: "Rights & Responsibilities of Renters and Owners."  
      Diana will also touch briefly on relatively unknown but effective methods for helping one’s community, including member surveys, petitions, and . . . one way to work effectively with exceptionally challenging community members. 
      Diana is author of the book Creating a Life Together and has been a workshop presenter at Coho/US conferences since 2003.

Speakers
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Diana Leafe Christian

Diana Leafe Christian, Workshops & Consultants
Diana Leafe Christian is author of Creating a Life Together, about forming successful cohousing communities and other kinds of intentional communities, and Finding Community. She speaks at cohousing and ecovillage conferences, offers consultations, and leads workshops internationally... Read More →



Thursday May 30, 2019 1:30pm - 5:00pm
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