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We have other modes of political participation available to us: local and state campaigns, grassroots organizing, building intentional communities, and so on. This is an opportunity to think creatively and realistically about what Christian political ...

History professor David Gellman will look back to the intentional communities of 19th-century America, including those in Indiana, and Professor Karin Wimbley will consider the ways that utopia and dystopia have served as lenses for feminist thought.
The changing nature of work and the workplace has led to the booming growth of coworking spaces around the world, catering to the self-employed, remote workers and innovation-minded entrepreneurs.
"They believed in intentional communities that could successfully disrupt the monogamous heterosexual tradition," she writes, with a touch of the East Coaster's skepticism toward the Bay Area's positive-thinking citizens.

History professor David Gellman will look back to the intentional communities of 19th-century America, including those in Indiana, and Professor Karin Wimbley will consider the ways that utopia and dystopia have served as lenses for feminist thought.
The changing nature of work and the workplace has led to the booming growth of coworking spaces around the world, catering to the self-employed, remote workers and innovation-minded entrepreneurs.
"They believed in intentional communities that could successfully disrupt the monogamous heterosexual tradition," she writes, with a touch of the East Coaster's skepticism toward the Bay Area's positive-thinking citizens.
Perhaps that is why spiritual and intentional communities are thriving, and in the past few years, have become increasingly popular.
Kapur's article is an examination of the more frightening aspects of these "intentional communities" as they matured and morphed in the 20th century, displaying the contradictions and hypocrisies that result from "the sordid realities of human nature ...
There's also the not-so-insignificant fact that Compersia is located smack-dab in a desirable neighborhood in an expensive metro area and not in the sticks, where a majority of like-minded intentional communities can be found. Whereas some communes ...
Models included Koinonia farm in Georgia, the Catholic worker houses and Rutba House in Durham, N.C., Hearne said. "We had a lot of wonderful and beautiful examples, and we were astonished that all of these things were called intentional communities, ...
The seeds for her life as an artist were planted in the intentional communities where her family lived, each of which was home to "a lot of very creative people.
Erik Reece's "Utopia Drive" is a travelogue through the ghosts of America's nineteenth-century intentional communities. In Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio, Virginia, New York, and Massachusetts, Reece visits the remains of a handful of utopian settlements and ...
However, such training is usually short and episodic; for a more sustained development of nonviolent social norms, intentional communities are valuable, following the example of Gandhi and ashrams. Vinthagen's four dimensions are ways of thinking about ...
Compersia is a clever attempt at combating the effects of inequality, but knowledge of communes like it and Twin Oaks tends not to make it to those who suffer the most from poverty.

DeMarco is one of a growing number of individuals in recent years who have sought out intentional communities, where people with the same ideals live and work together to achieve them.
KT Glusac '17, who gave an oral presentation about her Levitt Center summer research titled, "intentional communities: An Alternative Way of Life," summarized the conference accurately in saying, "I had such a wonderful and educational time presenting ...
KT Glusac '17, who gave an oral presentation about her Levitt Center summer research titled, "intentional communities: An Alternative Way of Life," summarized the conference accurately in saying, "I had such a wonderful and educational time presenting ...
In the North they usually are intentional communities whose residents want to live a more ecological lifestyle and experience more of a sense of community.
In "intentional communities," residents also hold common values including a commitment to engaging with their neighbors.
Nine year-old Isaac Schmersal (center) leads the prayer before dinner with residents and visitors to the historic Cochran House on Midway Road.
At a meeting organized by the University District Alliance on Monday, people from University of Minnesota neighborhoods gathered to voice concerns and give input on a potential change to legalize intentional communities. Current Minneapolis zoning ...
First of all, I'm not afraid of you. I don't think you're being malicious and deceitful to gather with a group of like-minded Methodists to be inspired and synergized.
Tilton, however, also said people have expressed to her that intentional communities are a form of segregation. She argued that considering events, such as what happened in Orlando, it's not so much segregation, but just having a place to feel safe.
Tilton, however, also said people have expressed to her that intentional communities are a form of segregation. She argued that considering events, such as what happened in Orlando, it's not so much segregation, but just having a place to feel safe.
There are renovations done on a shoestring like Sydney's Second-Hand Cottage, intentional communities with a green focus like Brisbane's Equanimity Foundation, new homes with all the technological bells and whistles including geothermal and solar like ...
Further, from the small-business owners in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro, I've absorbed the spirit of hustle and improvisation (jeitinho) and grasped the true meaning of the solidarity economy that animates global eco-villages, intentional communities ...
intentional communities - utopian communes and the like - don't fare well in the long run. Not far from Evergreen across Puget Sound was the old anarchist colony of Home, one of many that sprouted in the Northwest in the late 19th and early 20th ...
intentional communities, work exchange or even squatting are options beyond traditional ownership or rent. 3. Living in community is vital.
Unfortunately, many of the intentional communities that are established to combat this cycle end up failing. However, the Living Paradise team is setting out to explore the factors that enable success among select alternative living arrangements at ...
However, such training is usually short and episodic; for a more sustained development of nonviolent social norms, intentional communities are valuable, following the example of Gandhi and ashrams. Vinthagen's four dimensions are ways of thinking about ...
Catholic Social Services grew significantly under his leadership with the addition of entities including Father Pat Jackson House, intentional communities of Washtenaw, HelpSource, Washtenaw child Advocacy Center, Neighborhood Senior Services, WITH ...
... the divestment movement; sharing networks; intentional communities and ecovillages; permaculture groups; Occupy; manifestations of the gift economy; the voluntary simplicity and tiny house movements; deliberative democracy; community energy ...
One of the oldest intentional communities in the United States, it serves as the headquarters for Emissaries of Divine Light, an international spiritual network founded in the early 1930s and based mostly on the teachings of a Christian pastor who ...
economics and time constraints dictate how and where most people shop, and having choices is a privilege, but building intentional communities doesn't have to mean shopping. For some, it might mean buying less, or planting trees, or sending a thank-you ...
Elders are finding that they can keep their independence and not be alone in their twilight years, by joining these intentional communities. The focus on aging in community has led to senior cohousing and the founding of EICs, Elder Cohousing and Other ...
I'll also be teaching a class on the history of intentional communities. From the opportunity to teach and minister at Plymouth, and the opportunity to support the Brooklyn Heights Clergy Association as co-president, I have learned many things that I ...
While Kinkade left Twin Oaks at times to visit or help create other intentional communities, she always returned to the region, and after succumbing to bone cancer in 2008, she was buried in the small cemetery at Twin Oaks, beneath a circle of quartz ...
I've been researching 'intentional communities' and different ideas about how knowledge can be produced, with particular focus on women's movements and mysticism.
Currently, there are more than 200 such housing communities in North America, listed in the Fellowship of intentional communities directory. This number does not include dozens of cohousing communities that are in various stages of development, ...
In this model, for which the partners were to contribute $10 million for construction, the ambition was to move away from dormitories and towards single or twin rooms with en suite bathrooms, clustered into intentional communities of 12 residents with ...
It makes sense that people are forming more intentional communities as Americans feel more disjointed from the people around them.
... available and where the important "community" factor can be found? Topics will include the challenges of living alone, the need for support services, and financial considerations when downsizing.
... available and where the important "community" factor can be found? Topics will include the challenges of living alone, the need for support services, and financial considerations when downsizing.
Chicago, Il - Links Hall is pleased to present Trio A / Trio B, a double bill featuring performances of "The Top" by New York-based Mark McCloughan's No Face Performance Group performed with Jaime Maseda and Melissa Krodman - and "Watching Me ...
Till recently, clients with Medicaid could live and work together in "intentional communities" for the disabled. Those places, often founded by handfuls of parents as alternatives to group-home placement, looked and felt a lot like Morse's program ...
Hope's intentional communities address the population of people with disabilities who do not have a stable living situation, Scheller said.
They have strong relationships with other intentional communities in the United States, Mexico, South Africa and Israel and many friends from numerous orthodox churches throughout New Zealand.


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