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Creating a Life Together : Practical Tools to Grow Ecovillages and Intentional Communities - Diana Leafe Christian

Creating a Life Together

Practical Tools to Grow Ecovillages and Intentional Communities

By: Diana Leafe Christian, Patch Adams (Foreword by)

Paperback Published: 1st January 2003
ISBN: 9780865714717
Number Of Pages: 272

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"Creating a Life Together "is the only resource available that provides step-by-step practical information distilled from numerous firsthand sources on how to establish an intentional community. It deals in depth with structural, interpersonal and leadership issues, decision-making methods, vision statements, and the development of a legal structure, as well as profiling well-established model communities. This exhaustive guide includes excellent sample documents among its wealth of resources.

Diana Leafe Christian is the editor of "Communities "magazine and has contributed to "Body & Soul, Yoga Journal," and "Shaman's Drum," among others. She is a popular public speaker and workshop leader on forming intentional communities, and has been interviewed about the subject on NPR. She is a member of an intentional community in North Carolina.

Introduction
Creating a Life Together
The Successful Ten Percent Chr(45) And why Ninety Percent Fail
Your Role as Founder
Getting Off to a Good Start
Community Vision
What It Is, Why You Need It
Creating Vision Documents
Power, Decision-Making, and Governance
Agreements & Policies: ""Good Documents Make Good Friends""
Establishing Your Legal Entity
The Great Land-Buying Adventure
Finding the Right Property
Neighbours and Zoning
Financing Your Property (Loans You Can Live with)
Developing Sustai
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ISBN: 9780865714717
ISBN-10: 0865714711
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 1st January 2003
Publisher: New Society Publishers
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 18.5  x 1.85
Weight (kg): 0.51