TimeBank News

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... [ 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.... [ 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... [ 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... [ 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... [ 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!... [ more ]

Be the Change - The Big Share

  Hello Timebankers! We're so excited to be part of The Big Share again this year. We need your help! Please help us reach our goal of raising $5000 on March 5th to support our restorative justice work. The TimeBank's youth court project prevented 225 youth from having arrests on their records last year.  The criminalization of children disrupts one of the most important protective factors for youth, their education. Your contribution is... [ more ]
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2019 Polar Plunge

With ice in their veins Team TimeBank took a leap of faith into the frigid waters of Lake Waubesa on February 16th. A huge shout out and thanks goes to the brave (some would say slightly crazy) team of Annie, John, Shay, Ryan, and Ben, who together raised over $1,000 for the TimeBank thru their courageous moment! You can still thank them for their moment of insanity by further donating to the cause. Just follow this link to donate to the... [ more ]

The Big Share, Polar Plunge, Strategic Planning, New Stuff!

Hello TimeBankers!  It's fundraising time, we're planning for our future, and we've got lots of new cool stuff in the works! Anyone feel like jumping in a lake for the TimeBank?!  Luckily you don't have to!  Five brave members are participating in the Polar Plunge on behalf of the TimeBank and they need your support!  Please give and support their efforts here: https://wisconsin-winter-plunge-2019.everydayhero.com/us/team-timebank.  The... [ more ]

Mutual Aid Workspace and the Polar Plunge

We want to let you know about a couple of upcoming events. The Mutual Aid Workspace (MAW) at the Social Justice Center is a new coworking and collaboration space. Join us for our opening day celebration and learn what's going on and how you can join in. It's at SJC this Sunday (the 20th) from 12-6pm. The TimeBank will be doing our 2nd Polar Plunge fundraiser. We'll be diving into Lake Waubesa on Saturday, February 16th. For those of you... [ more ]

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