Betsy Morris

Betsy Morris, PhD, is founder/CEO of Planning for Sustainable Communities. She has been a regional and community economic development planner, researcher, and consultant for 25 years. She and her husband Raines Cohen, produce a variety of workshops and conferences on intentional community development covering both the real estate and the shared leadership side of development. Writings include “Adversaries, Advocates, and Agenda-Setters: the role of citizen participation in urban redevelopment.” “Community in Theory and Practice: a framework for intellectual renewal,” “Economic Development in Cohousing” and “Making Cohousing Affordable.” ow active with the Fellowship for Intentional Community, Cohousing Researcher Network, Partners for Affordable Cohousing and the Participatory Budgeting Project of California.