TimeBank News

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 ]

Give If You Can

Hello Timebankers. What a year we've had! The variety of work we're accomplishing through timebanking and coming together as a community is beautiful and amazing. These successes demonstrate the value and importance of connection, seeing and valuing one another, and supporting each to be the best we can be. If you are able to give, please consider a financial, tax-deductible donation. Your gift helps us continue to coordinate exchanges and facilitate projects that are addressing community needs... [ more ]

Giving Tuesday - Big News

Hi TimeBankers.  I’m so thankful for this community!     I have some great news to share and I am asking for your support on Tuesday.  Finally, after many years of planning and visioning, we are getting so close to moving in to our new space in the front of the building at the Social Justice Center on Williamson St!  We are pumped about all the ways timebanking values, goals, and plans intersect beautifully with the vision of the Social Justice Center and the exciting opportunities that will be... [ more ]

Gratitude

Hello TimeBankers! Things have been busy here at the TimeBank office. We’re working hard to achieve our strategic planning goals. https://danecountytimebank.org/dane-county-timebank-2019-2023-strategic-... Heaps of gratitude to all of our members and staff for helping to make our communities more just. From relationship building to supporting the revolution, your passion, engagement, and exchanges make our world a better place. With a fresh strategic plan, we continue to grow as an... [ more ]

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