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LEARN@EcoVillage - a project of CTA

About Us

LEARN@EcoVillage, a project of the 501(c)(3) nonprofit Center for Transformative Action (, is the educational arm of the highly successful and internationally recognized intentional community of EcoVillage Ithaca. We coordinate tours and educational programs, host media visits and partner with local projects and global networks.

The learners we serve include students and faculty of all educational levels from elementary to university, green building professionals, aspiring cohousers, researchers, local environmental and social justice partners, and activists and global citizens who want to help build a positive future that works for all. Through programs, courses and demonstration projects, Learn@EcoVillage provides an integrated framework for learning the practical aspects of sustainability from the personal, social, ecological and economic dimensions.

LEARN@EcoVillage Programs help people to:
• gain a new vision and hope for how humans can live together in partnership with
the planet
• understand the link between social justice and ecological sustainability
• experience a sense of belonging to the land and to a learning community
• develop specific skills and knowledge to apply in their own lives and work
• be motivated to take action when they get home

LEARN@EcoVillage conducts tours for over 1,000 people a year and has been featured in numerous documentaries, articles in national publications such as the New York Times, Time Magazine, the Wall Street Journal, Popular Science, Bloomberg Businessweek, National Geographic, and radio and television broadcasts such as PBS, CNN and NPR as well as international media.

LEARN@EcoVillage has been a project of the Center for Transformative Action, a 501(c)3 organization, since 1992. Your contribution is tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.


We Care About

Social Justice

Contact Information

Arlene Muzyka