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< Cultivating Sustainable Communities (CSC) is a non profit organization based in Los Angeles that is workig on different strategies to help build or modify communities that can continue to exist in the indefinite future. Their offices are soon to be located at the Los Angeles Eco-Village.
< CSC is working in collaboration with the Los Angeles Eco-Village on the creation of the [[Beverly Vermont Community Land Trust]]

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> Cultivating Sustainable Communities (CSC) is a non profit organization based in Los Angeles that is workig on different strategies to help build or modify communities that can continue to exist in the indefinite future. Their office is located at the Los Angeles Eco-Village.
> CSC is working in collaboration with the Los Angeles Eco-Village and CRSP (the Cooperative Resources & Services Project) on the creation of the [[Beverly Vermont Community Land Trust]]


Cultivating Sustainable Communities (CSC) is a non profit organization based in Los Angeles that is workig on different strategies to help build or modify communities that can continue to exist in the indefinite future. Their office is located at the Los Angeles Eco-Village.

CSC is working in collaboration with the Los Angeles Eco-Village and CRSP (the Cooperative Resources & Services Project) on the creation of the Beverly Vermont Community Land Trust

http://www.cscommunities.org/ (website under construction)

Here is summary of their mission, history and programs written by CSC:


Our mission:

To foster sustainable development that empowers individuals and institutions to manage resources in the short term so that natural assets remain available and reproducible in the long term.

Our history:

We started in 1999 as the joint masters’ project of students in UCLA’s Department of Urban Planning. In order to continue our work, after graduating in 2000, we incorporated as Mundo IximchĂ© on April 27, 2001. We became a 501(c)(3) nonprofit in 2002, IRS i.d. #95-4856131. As our emphasis shifted from our rural program to our urban ones, we decided that we needed a new name that better reflects our overall mission: Cultivating Sustainable Communities. California certified our new name in November 2005, and we currently await IRS certification.

Our programs: