TimeBank News

Support the Mutual Aid Workspace

Hi Timebankers! As many of you know, the TimeBank is an active partner in the Mutual Aid Network and in the work happening in the Mutual Aid Workspace in the Social Justice Center. It's a beautiful space and a beautiful partnership. The Mutual Aid Workspace is looking for sponsors, members, and support. Please consider joining or contributing to make the space accessible to everyone who wants to help make the world a better place. Here's a request from our friends at the Mutual Aid Network.... [ more ]

Celebrating the life and legacy of our dear friend, Sina Davis

We lost a dear friend. We can't even express what Sina Davis has meant to us at the TimeBank. She's been with us every step of the way for over a decade. From PowerTime to the TimeBank Store, from Allied Community Coop to Mothers in the Neighborhood, from the fight for food to cookouts and parties, meetings and advocacy. She fought for justice with courage, love, and fierceness and we love her deeply for it. We are so thankful to have known her, learned from her, fought with her, and loved her... [ more ]

Dane County TimeBank Press Release 7.18.19

For immediate release: As our community continues to have conversations around the role of School Resource Officers (SROs) in the Madison High Schools, and with Chief Koval recently releasing the Madison Police Department's (MPD) ticket and arrest data for the past four school years, https://tinyurl.com/yxa5ydj9, the Dane County TimeBank (DCTB) is publicly releasing our youth court data from 2008.09-2018.19 to increase transparency and broaden the conversation around police contact in schools... [ more ]

Summer Updates

Hello Timebankers! Happy Summer!  Thanks to everyone that came out to the SJC Jubilee. We had a great time. Strategic Planning Update: As many of you know, the TimeBank recently went through a strategic planning process and we have a fresh mission and vision statement. We also set goals, strategies and initiatives for the next several years. A big thanks to Melanie Schmidt from Timpano Consulting for guiding us through the process. Mission: To connect people in sharing time and talents to meet... [ more ]

Opportunities for celebration, learning, and action

Hello Timebankers! Summer is here and we’ve got some fun and exciting opportunities coming up to get together, build community, celebrate, and learn.   Please come celebrate the Summer solstice with us at the Social Justice Center’s SJC Jubilee on Friday, June 21st from 10am - 10pm! A block party!  Full day of live, local music outside the Social Justice Center, on Few Street between Williamson and E Wilson. As a part of “Make Music Madison” this is a free event that will have something for... [ more ]

Collaborator of the Year, Sharefest, and Transportation Project

Hi TimeBankers! Yay, spring is here and things are popping! First, a big shout out to Alexis Gardner, our community-based Restorative Justice Coordinator, for being named Collaborator of the Year. She'll be recognized at the 4th Annual Heymiss Progress Black Women's Leadership Conference coming up next month.  Alexis fiercely advocates for the youth and families we work with. She inspires everyone around her. Alexis is an advocate for systems change and building healthy communities. She builds... [ more ]

Spring is here!

Hi TimeBankers! It's spring, which means it's time to start thinking about gardening! We've got an exciting and expanded garden project in the works for this season called Everywhere Gardens: The People's Produce. The project involves everything from building gardens to sharing land for gardening to produce collection and re-distribution. It's going to be awesome and we're actively planning and learning now. Join us! Every Sunday afternoon, 2-5pm, the MAW at the Social Justice Center (1202... [ more ]

Thank You and There's Still Time to Give

  Hello TimeBankers! A huge thank you to everyone who gave during The Big Share on Tuesday. We raised $2915 and had 45 donors contribute to our restorative justice work. If you were unable to give yesterday, you're in luck! Community Shares is keeping things open for another week. The TimeBank had a goal of raising $5000. We can still get there with your help. Small donations do big things. If every member contributed $1 we would make it! If 100 members contributed $20.85 we would make it! If... [ more ]

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