Dane County TimeBank In The News

Campaign aims to reduce anti-Black violence through letters

Madison Commons ; Madison 365
Campaign aims to reduce anti-Black violence through letters by Tamia Fowlkes In the wake of years of police brutality and racial violence against Black people across the country, the Dane County TimeBank will continue to push for change through a letter-writing campaign aimed at informing community members. The Dane County Time Bank, which has served as a center...

In Defense of Black Life: Political Education & Action

Freedom, Inc.
Mahnker Dahnweih, Bianca Gomez, and M. Adams from Freedom, Inc. in conversation with Dane County TimeBank Restorative Justice Director Damita Brown and Carolina Sarmiento of the UW Madison Civil Society and Community Studies Department.  This conversation covers Freedom, Inc.'s demands of Defund the Police, Free Them All, and Community Control.  

Queer Power Rising: Political Education (PE) & Action!

Freedom, Inc.
Queer Power Rising: Political Education (PE) & Action
From Stonewall to the current global uprising, we all benefit from rebellion--especially when they are led by Queer folx. Join us as we continue our PRIDE celebrations with some political education about the Stonewall Uprising and how Black & POC members of the LGBTQI+ community continue to fight for our...

SHIFT the Narrative

Seeding Sovereignty
SHIFT the NARRATIVE - A live series dedicated to Indigenous political engagement With Hosts: Sikowis (Christine Nobiss), SHIFT Director and S.A. Lawrence-Welch, SHIFT Operations Organizer Interviewing: Dr. Damita Brown, Dane County Timebank, Restorative Justice Director "Join us as we interview Dr. Damita Brown, a community-based educator specializing in racial justice...

Defund the Police: What does it mean, why does it matter and what could it look like here?

Wisconsin Examiner
Defund the Police: What does it mean, why does it matter and what could it look like here? by Henry Redman    A nationwide movement of protests against racial injustice has sprung up across Wisconsin and the country. As thousands of people take to the streets, familiar chants of No Justice, No Peace and Black Lives Matter have echoed through the crowds.  The protests began...

Racial Justice Roundtable with M. Adams, Sabrina Madison, and Damita Brown

WORT 89.9FM
Since the murder of George Floyd at the hands of police in Minneapolis on Monday, May 25, there have been protests in cities all over the country demanding racial justice and an end to police brutality. Madison has seen daily protests taking place since last Saturday, and there has been a lot of discussion about what this all means for our community and our country. For this...

Racial Justice Roundtable With M. Adams, Sabrina Madison, And Damita Brown

Wort fm - A Public Affair
Since the murder of George Floyd at the hands of police in Minneapolis on Monday, May 25, there have been protests in cities all over the country demanding racial justice and an end to police brutality. Madison has seen daily protests taking place since last Saturday, and there has been a lot of discussion about what this all means for our community and our country....

Satya Rhodes-Conway is failing Madison

tone madison
Satya Rhodes-Conway is failing Madison  by Dayna Long  The Mayor's response has only deepened the systemic issues that prompted the ongoing wave of historic protests. On Sunday, May 31, at the behest of Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway and Governor Tony Evers, police officers from throughout Dane County and members of the National Guard attacked young protesters on the Isthmus, using...

Dane County Timebank looking to distribute 500 masks

Madison365
Dane County Timebank has announced a goal to distribute 500 masks to Black, Brown, and marginalized people in the Madison area over the course of a few weeks.  The first Dane County Timebank Mask Giveaway will take place this Saturday, May 30, 1-2 p.m. at Woodman’s West. “Our staff is working to ensure an organizational-wide awareness of the need to center racial and restorative...

Shaping a racial justice approach at Dane County TimeBank

Northside News
Shaping a racial justice approach at Dane County TimeBank by Dane County TimeBank   Over the past 15 years, Dane County TimeBank has been involved in creating a dedicated space where people can share ideas, trade skills and build the bonds that sustain community resilience and celebrate interdependence. Even after all this time in the Madison community, we can humbly say that...

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