Thursday, March 14, 2013

maybe a first step



Getting started: The first eight steps

Green Swirl
The first steps in creating a new cohousing community don’t need to be abstract, circular or ambiguous.
One of cohousing’s sages updates his worthwhile advice on where a new forming group should focus its energy.
These are some of the elements to consider working on in the first months you spend together. This assumes you have brought together a core group of at least two or three households. Three or four households is even better.

1: A vision/goals statement which defines the intentions and directions of the community.

This should clearly state what you hope to achieve as a group. Give it to every future member.

1 comment:

  1. I think it would be great if we could get everyone to post a comment on this answering the question of "what you hope to achieve as a group." We may be very surprised. As a second question, I would ask again, the question we started to answer at the intro meeting. "What would you hope to get out of a co-housing arrangement?"