Re: Request from TLC for someone to be on their show about Cohousing and communal living
From: Alice Alexander (
Date: Wed, 25 Mar 2015 05:02:29 -0700 (PDT)
Thank you Raines! and thank you Ann.
I also reached out yesterday, no response as yet.
Alice Alexander, Coho/US Executive Director

On Tue, Mar 24, 2015 at 9:46 PM, Raines Cohen <rc3-coho-L [at]> 

> I should note that as part of the listed contact team for more than one
> community, I can confirm that she spammed (at least portions of) the entire
> list of cohousing communities.
> This is something I believe we should strongly discourage; for people who
> legitimately have a need to contact more than a handful of communities,
> work with the association, there are ways for them to do so appropriately
> and in relationship/partnership with the national organizations.
> In particular, given her interest in multiple people sharing one home, she
> probably would have been much better served by reaching out via The
> Cohouseholding Project and Fellowship for Intentional Community (FIC) and
> regional groups - 99% of cohousing neighborhoods don't have what she's
> seeking.
> Raines Cohen, Cohousing Coach and Cohousing California regional organizer
> on my way home from a wonderful common dinner at Quayside Village cohousing
> in Vancouver,BC last night
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > From: Patti Garley-Karnes <patti.garley-karnes [at]>
> > Date: Tue, Mar 24, 2015 at 10:31 AM
> > Subject: Co-Housing
> >
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