California Cohousing Calendar

Click on the map below for upcoming events related to cooperative living and sustainable communities throughout the Golden State. For a list of events by region, see:

  • East Bay (Oakland/Berkeley/El Cerrito/Richmond/Pleasant Hill/Concord/Walnut Creek/Castro Valley/Hayward/Pleasanton)
  • SF Peninsula (Brisbane, Millbrae, Redwood City, Palo Alto, Half Moon Bay, San Mateo, Pacifica, Daly City)
  • San Francisco 
  • Silicon Valley
  • Sacramento Valley & Foothills (Sacramento,Davis,Fair Oaks,Nevada City,Grass Valley,Chico,Fresno)
  • North Bay & Beyond (Sonoma, Marin, Napa, Lake, Mendocino, Humboldt)

plus National Events & Conferences beyond the Golden State.


  • Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 12:00 PM through June 04, 2019 · 100 rsvps
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    National Cohousing Conference 2019 Portland

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    2019 National Cohousing Conference

    May 30 – June 2, 2019 Portland, Oregon

    Something for everyone —
    those exploring the idea, newly forming groups or existing communities.

    • Cohousing Bus Tours & Open Houses
    • 2-days of Pre-Conference Intensives
    • Multiple Tracks of sessions: Build It – Live It – Sustain It
    • Facilitated Discussions
    • Networking Opportunities
  • Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 12:00 PM through July 22, 2019 · 100 rsvps
    Camphill Communities in Hudson, NY

    ICSA 2019 Camp Hill NY

    ICSA logoThe International Communal Studies Association (ICSA) thirteenth international conference, to be held in upstate New York, will explore strategies that intentional communities use to promote the inclusion and empowerment of persons of diverse abilities, cultures, races, economic backgrounds, religions, ages, genders, and sexualities. We especially welcome proposals related to intentional communities and community movements that focus on the experiences of particular groups that have historically been marginalized—as, for example, the Camphill movement does for persons with intellectual disabilities. What can the field of communal studies learn from the unique experiences of such communities? We also especially welcome proposals that explore the implications of community choices that seek to increase or to limit diversity. How have communities succeeded or failed in their efforts to increase diversity or strengthen inclusion? Under what circumstances is it appropriate or necessary for an intentional community to limit certain forms of diversity? What is the relationship between the mere presence of previously excluded persons in a community, and the full inclusion and empowerment of those persons? What lessons might intentional communities share with other persons and organizations committed to diversity, inclusion, and empowerment?