[Hac-announce] October Monthly Meeting: Cohousing and Sociocracy

Carol Siddall carol at carolstone.com
Thu Oct 11 14:25:23 EDT 2018

Please join the Humanist Association of Connecticut at 700 Hartford 
Turnpike in Hamden on Monday, October 15 for our monthly meeting, which 
will be a presentation to explain Cohousing and Sociocracy.

Cohousing started in Denmark in the 1960s and was brought to the United 
States in the 1970s. Although there are several cohousing communities in 
other New England states, Rocky Corner in Bethany is the first in 
Connecticut to actually break ground.

Cohousing is a type of intentional community. A cohousing community may 
cover many acres or less than a city block, but it conforms to 
principles that foster social relationships among its residents.

Community participation and self-management are hallmarks of cohousing. 
The self-governance model that has been proven successful in cohousing 
communities is called sociocracy.

Intrigued yet? Join us for a presentation on cohousing and sociocracy by 
educator and founding member of Green Haven Cohousing, Marie Pulito. 
Marie has been working on the Rocky Corner project since 2006.

We will start with 30 minutes of coffee and conversation at 7:00 PM. 
Marie's presentation will follow brief announcements at 7:30 PM.

Hope to see you there!


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