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Intentional Communities

Groups of people who choose to live together in close proximity--often on the same property--with a common purpose, working cooperatively to create a lifestyle that reflects shared core values.

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June 9, 2022

Who’s On Today: Life in a Brooklyn Commune

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In this memoir, Elayne Archer describes daily life in the commune, its challenges, and its rewards. The memories of several commune participants, including three of the children, enrich the memoir and make it a vivid description of the time and of an alternative approach to living and raising children.

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July 19, 2021

Support for Support Teams

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A suggested structure to address when members need help with meeting basic needs, but find it awkward to ask for it.

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December 12, 2019

Under the "Community Eye"

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Description of a process for addressing situations when members fail to keep community agreements.

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October 7, 2019

The Shadow Side of Community

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Three personality traits that make it difficult for people to live and work in community with each other.