|Re: A new community-forming effort on Seattle's Eastside||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Alice Alexander (alicecohousgmail.com)|
|Date: Thu, 29 Sep 2016 05:26:22 -0700 (PDT)|
Terrific Jonathan, good for you! A facebook group is a great way to get started! Let me know at the Cohousing Association how we can be helpful. I plan to travel to Seattle sometime in the not to distant future, so perhaps we could meet. Once you have 3 or more individuals or families (and maybe you already do!), consider creating a profile to be included on the Cohousing Directory <http://www.cohousing.org/directory>. I've taken the liberty of signing you up for the Coho/US monthly eNews, which is a great way to stay in touch and learn about resources such as - in the issue going out this morning at 6:00 am pacific - the percentage of members you need to build, and language to share with potential lenders that confirm Fannie Mae support of cohousing. Please plan to attend the 2017 National Cohousing Conference; there are many great stories of participants who have gone back home and created communities! Alice Alexander, Coho/US Executive Director On Thu, Sep 29, 2016 at 12:16 AM, Jonathan Kallay <yoni [at] kallay.net> wrote: > > > > > Hi folks, I've decided to finally get off my duff and start an effort at > forming a new community in my area. I literally just created a Facebook > group for this so would appreciate it if you passed the link along to > anyone who might be interested. > https://www.facebook.com/groups/1865070823722350/ > The elements I consider important here are 1) making a new intentional > community happen in an area where people already live (that is, not in the > exurbs) 2) focus on the solving the essential problem of the isolated > suburban life, without one might call the ideological accouterments that > seem to attach themselves to cohousing (vegetarianism or solar energy and > food production, say)--not because I don't believe in those things but > because they are a potential distraction. To that end, for now so I am just > calling it "A Real Community on the Eastside" to avoid prematurely falling > into any terminology traps. > Thanks in advance for your support. > Jonathan > > _________________________________________________________________ > Cohousing-L mailing list -- Unsubscribe, archives and other info at: > http://www.cohousing.org/cohousing-L/ > > > -- Alice Alexander Executive Director http://www.cohousing.org [image: The Cohousing Association]
A new community-forming effort on Seattle's Eastside Jonathan Kallay, September 28 2016
- Re: A new community-forming effort on Seattle's Eastside Alice Alexander, September 29 2016
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