TimeBank News

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 ]

Commitment and New Beginnings

Hello! I hope everyone is staying safe and healthy as spring rolls in. With spring comes new growth and new opportunities. As we continue to reflect on what it means to timebank through a racial and restorative justice lens, we continue to understand that in order to truly be a grassroots network of exchange and community based support that stands firmly in the values of timebanking, it is critical that we name and address the impacts of racism and white supremacist culture in our work and in... [ more ]

Communications and Exchange Coordinator

COMMUNICATIONS AND EXCHANGE COORDINATOR - JOB DESCRIPTION DANE COUNTY TIMEBANK   The Communications and Exchange Coordinator position is a central position to the TimeBank team and the coordinator will work in alignment with the TimeBank’s mission, vision, and values:    Mission: To connect people in sharing time and talents to meet needs, improve systems, and address community issues throughout Dane County.   Vision: An interconnected community in which meaningful relationships drive... [ more ]

Community Care

Hello Timebankers.    With all the uncertainty right now related to public health, I find hope in collective action. Closures and cancellations help slow the spread of disease so our healthcare professionals can better deal with potentially large numbers of patients.  We will have our own announcements shortly, both regarding our events and programs and our role in supporting community readiness. If you are able, consider offering meals, phone check ins, drivers for people going to dialysis... [ 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 ]

Events, Alerts, and a farewell to Aaron

Hello TimeBankers!  Timebanks are powered by the people involved. With one of the largest and most diverse timebanks in the world, we need you! We're hosting a leadership brunch to talk about all the ways members can help our timebank. We're stronger together and we need your help to achieve our mission: To connect people in sharing time and talents to meet needs, improve systems, and address community issues throughout Dane County. Join current member coordinators to learn more, share... [ more ]

Fall fun!!!

Hello!  As we start our transition into fall, we're busy here at the TimeBank.  With the school year now underway we're getting back to work in the high schools and launching our youth courts with a big change this year.  Officer discretion will no longer be associated with who gets the opportunity to come to youth court.  Now all students at risk of receiving a municipal ticket in the schools will have the opportunity to participate in youth court and avoid an arrest on their record.  With... [ more ]

Fun stuff coming up this summer

  Hi Timebankers!  We’ve got some fun events and opportunities coming up this summer.  It would be great to see your beautiful faces in person, so let's get together.   Calling all gardeners!  The Social Justice Center is looking for a small group of people to help with cleaning up the SJC’s rain garden on the side of the building.  It’s gotten overgrown and we want to make it beautiful again!  There will be a work day on Monday, June 11th from 10-12 at 1202 Williamson St.  In the event it... [ more ]

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