Lynn Gaffney speaks regularly on cohousing.  She hones her talk to her audience’s familiarity to the ideas of sustainable and intentional neighborhoods.  Lynn’s talks usually include aspects of the following:

  • The main features common to most cohousing communities

  • Examples of cohousing in the United States

  • Explores urban and rural site plans

  • Discusses architectural elements

  • Explains the process of cohousing development

Recent and upcoming Regional events

  • 3/1/19 – 5:30 PM
    Presbyterian New England Congregational Church, Saratoga Springs, NY
    Lynn introduces cohousing to the Saratoga Springs area. 

  • 3/14/19 – 5:30 PM
    Scoville Library, Salisbury, CT. 
    Lynn speaks with the growing group of interested residents in northwest CT.
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  • 4/13/19 – 2:00 PM. 
    Ecovillage NJ Meetup, Trenton Library, Trenton, NJ
    Lynn speaks with an active group who are interested in moving to next steps.

  • 4/27/19
    National Cohousing Open House – A Visit is Worth a Thousand Words.
    Cohousing Communities across the country are welcoming the public for tours and visits. 
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  • 5/18/19 – 2:30 PM. 
    Ecovillage NJ – Princeton Integral Yoga Community Center, Princeton, NJ.
    Lynn will be speaking at their 5/18 meeting, helping EVNJ kick off NJ’s first Cohousing Neighborhood.
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  • 5/30 to 6/2/19
    National Cohousing Conference – Portland, Oregon – Community for the Health of It.
    Lynn will be attending tours and talks and meeting up with her 500 Communities affiliates.
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  • 6/5/19
    Ecovillage NJ – Cohousing Workshop: Making It Real, led by cohousing guru Chuck Durrett.
    Lynn looks forward to meeting up with Ecovillage NJ again and hearing Chuck Durrett speak again. 
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Invite Lynn

If you’re in the New York, New Jersey, Connecticut area, bring Lynn in to speak to the people in your community about the benefits and process of cohousing.