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Oct. 21, Oct. 28, Nov. 4 – Weekly Cohousing Discussion Group

October 21 @ 7:30 pm - November 4 @ 8:45 pm

Posted by New Hope Village & Farm

Our group is actively seeking to build a cohousing community near Nashville, TN and formed a reading group for anyone who is interested in learning more about cohousing. We also hosted a webinar presented by Dr. Sherry Cummings who spoke about Aging-In-Community. The video of that presentation was recorded and is available upon request.

We have been asked to provide more information about cohousing communities for people who think they might be interested in helping us build NHV & Farm. Here is a couple of references.

  • Recent article in the Houston Chronicle about designing a cohousing community during the pandemic (link).
  • A 10-min. TED talk by cohousing architect Grace Kim

Join New Hope Village & Farm Discussion Group Zoom Meetings
Wednesdays, October 21, October 28,  and November 4, 2020
7:30 – 8:45 P.M. Central Time

Please click the underlined date to register for the event. Those who have registered will receive a Zoom link on the day of the discussion group.

October 21, 2020
Personal Growth: Maybe the most important reason for cohousing.
This is a webchat delivered by Karen Gimnig, a Professional Cohousing Coach, and Communications Director at Cohousing USA. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QxX9YVKdHbQ

October 28, 2020
Growing Inclusivity in Cohousing
This is a blog written by Rosemary Linares who identifies herself as living in a Midwest cohousing community. She describes a series of events that include conflict within her community, and the ways the community grappled with individuals’ personal histories and deep feelings underlying the events, as well as the evolution of decision-making rules over a number of years. https://www.ic.org/growing-inclusivity-in-cohousing-stories-and-strategies/

November 4, 2020
Budgets and Financial Management for Building a Cohousing Community
Our Finance/Legal Action Team is putting together a presentation for this discussion group. They will provide reading material in advance to help people interested in joining our cohousing community understand how we will come to the answer for a question we are often asked: How much will it cost to buy a home in New Hope Village & Farm?  Watch for more information about this soon.


October 21 @ 7:30 pm
November 4 @ 8:45 pm
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