|Cohousing Magazine June 23: Creating Community||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Raines Cohen (rc2-coho-Lraines.com)|
|Date: Sat, 26 Jun 2004 10:30:30 -0700 (PDT)|
[this is the text-only stripped-down-for-Cohousing-L version of Cohousing Magazine, published by the Cohousing Association of the United States (Coho/US). If you see an attachment, try viewing it in your browser to see the fully-formatted and richly-linked version, or just go to: http://www.cohousing.org/magazine/ Old ideas die hard by Carol Braford President,Board of Directors Cohousing Association of the United States Sometimes I wonder how long it will take before we stop seeing references to the old TCN (The Cohousing Network) in articles, newsletters, group websites and publicity about cohousing. And what about members, which we no longer have? We continue to receive inquiries - and even money - for memberships. It's now been months since we completely changed our association's structure and gave it a new name. Do you think some people just haven't noticed? But then I realize that it hasn't been so long in the scheme of things after all. To those of us working on this transition, it seems like ages, but of course that's just one perspective. Read more: http://www.cohousing.org/magazine/welcome.html Site-search wisdom Cohousing developer Chris ScottHanson offers insightful tips for finding and developing a site that best meets your community's vision When is the best time for a cohousing group to begin a site search? Do you recommend a minimum number of members? What needs to be in place in terms of the group's vision and financial commitments? Members usually need to get to know and trust each other before settling on a location or a specific site. This can take several months, a year or even longer. It's wise to discuss and clearly understand members' urban or rural expectations early in a group's development. Read more: http://www.cohousing.org/magazine/creating.html To manage your Cohousing subscription, click here: http://www.cohousing.org/magazine/subscribe.html Upcoming events . . . * Tours set for summer and fall * International Intentional Community Meetup on July 10 In the news . . . * What's so "UU" about cohousing? * PR Newswire article on cohousing * Oregon cohousing site under public review * Central Austin Cohousing looks for alternative site * Cohousing communities make headlines * Muir Commons hosts fundraiser * Community for seniors gaining ground * Cohousing opportunities in Michigan * Presentation addresses sprawl Read more: http://www.cohousing.org/magazine/news.html Go see the real thing, and subscribe to get it right in your mailbox in all it's formatted glory! Raines Coho/US Comm Team paperboy
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