$125 – $175

Is Cohousing For You? January 2018

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Sidney Branch Library

10091 Resthaven Drive

Sidney, BC V8L 3G3

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RAVENS CROSSING COHOUSING

(FORMERLY SAANICH PENINSULA COHOUSING)

Find out ... IS COHOUSING FOR YOU?

Two-Day Workshop: January 13-14, 2018

  • Saturday, January 13 9:30am to 4:00 pm
  • Sunday, January 14 9:30am to 4:30 pm
  • Nell Horth Room in the Sidney Library, 10091 Resthaven Drive, Sidney, BC V8L 3G3
  • A Free Information session about Ravens Crossing Cohousing will follow Saturday's workshop from 4:30 - 6:00pm

Facilitator: Dr Margaret Critchlow, Anthropologist, Educator, Cohousing Consultant, and Founding Member of Harbourside Cohousing

Learn about a creative alternative to today’s culture of individualism and materialism. Cohousing is a neighbourhood design that values privacy and community, independence and interdependence.

In this experiential two-day workshop, participants will explore how to access the creative power of community to build a better world and improve quality of life. Margaret will draw on examples from other cultures, old-fashioned neighbourhoods, and contemporary cohousing communities. You will learn together how to work through differences collaboratively, make decisions well, and find creative solutions that enable the best in all of us.

Recommended for anyone interested in the Ravens Crossing Cohousing initiative on the Saanich Peninsula and other cohousing projects, such as West Wind Harbour Cohousing (Sooke).

Topics will include:

  • Take a good look at how and where you live now. What do you want for your future?

  • What is it like to live in cohousing? To develop it? How to know if it is for you?

  • What skills are needed in cohousing and how to get them. What you can & can’t do yourself.

  • Introduction to consensus-based decision-making

  • Communication training

  • Integrating into cohousing initiatives: values/mission, site selection, planning your community, choosing professionals, information sessions, fun

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What should I bring to the event?

  • Please wear comfortable clothes
  • Bring a dish to share for pot luck lunch

How can I find out about Sidney?

  • http://www.sidney.ca/

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

  • Please send your questions to Tracy at info@ravenscrossing.ca

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10091 Resthaven Drive

Sidney, BC V8L 3G3

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