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Intentional communities

Below are resources related to intentional communities, with examples of some of the multi-faith intentional communities where people have gathered to live out their beliefs.

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Federation of Damanhur

An eco-society based on ethical and spiritual values founded in 1975, composed of communities and eco-villages situated in the Piedmont region of northern Italy, and awarded by the United Nations as a model for a sustainable future. Damanhur promotes a culture of peace and balanced development through solidarity, voluntary work, respect for the environment, art and social and political commitment.
Website, linked 08/16


An experiment in conscious living, an education centre and an ecovillage in western Scotland.
Website, linked 08/16

Global Family's Hummingbird Ranch

Founded in 1986, Global Family is a non-profit international network of individuals and groups who choose to experience themselves as members of one human family and who desire to actualize their true life purpose through joining with others in compassionate action for the benefit of all. Hummingbird Ranch serves as a living laboratory for the evolution of consciousness, a sacred experiment to create a loving and compassionate world.
Website, linked 08/16

Sirius Community

An intentional community, with retreat or conference facilities for small groups, near Amherst, MA, USA.
Website, linked 08/16

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Intentional Communities

Provides resources for finding a community home and creating more community in your life. Intentional Community is an inclusive term for ecovillages, cohousing, residential land trusts, communes, student co-ops, urban housing cooperatives, alternative communities, and other projects where people strive together with a common vision.
Website, linked 08/16

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Sunday, June 20, 2021