Ecovillage Network of North America

ENA's Mission

To engage the peoples of the Americas in common effort to join the global transformation towards an ecologically, economically, and culturally sustainable future.

ENA serves as the Western Hemisphere representative of the Global Ecovillage Network.

ENA works to unite cultures from North, Central and South Americas and the Caribbean to become a unified force in the ecovillage and sustainability movements.

ENA's Primary Objectives

• To promote and nurture new and existing ecovillages within the Americas

• To network ecovillages with each other, sharing resources and practices, and coordinating collaborative activities

• To promote the understanding and use of ways of living in harmony with each other and the Earth through the research, development and demonstration of sustainable living strategies

• To share the work and inspiration of the ecovillage movement with society at large through demonstration projects, educational programs, networking conferences and meetings with government and other organizations.


Sociocracy/Dynamic Governance for IC

with Diana Leafe Christian at Earthaven Ecovillage

July 6 - 7

Sociocracy/ Dynamic Governance (DG) is a whole-system governance & decision-making method designed to foster more harmonious organizations. Sociocracy/DG is based on the values of transparency, equivalence of voice, and effectiveness.
Sociocracy/ DG is neither complex nor difficult to learn when presented in simple, step-by-step, visual, experiential, and entertaining ways, as in this workshop.
Through lively visual presentations, entertaining musical skits, experiential exercises, and practice,
workshop participants will learn:

Gaia Education -

At the cutting edge of Sustainability Education

All dimensions

Gaia Education promotes a holistic systems approach to education for sustainable development by: