Strengthening Communities – The Integrative Potential of Time Banking

Strengthening Communities The Integrative Potential of Time Banking   ver8.18.13 A Guest Post by Marie Wilson Nelson Time Bank Mahoning Watershed (http://tbmw.org/) is a community service exchange or “Time Bank,” a collection of people and organizations who connect unused resources with unmet needs. Time Bank Mahoning Watershed is part of an international social change movement grounded Read more about Strengthening Communities – The Integrative Potential of Time Banking[…]

What is Co-Production?

What is Co-Production?     A Guest Post by Edgar S. Cahn publisher’s note, This piece was extracted from What is Co-Production?, with four added hyper links. Co-Production is the essential contribution to change efforts needed from the ultimate consumer in his or her capacity as student, client, recipient, patient, tenant, beneficiary, neighbor, resident, or citizen. Read more about What is Co-Production?[…]

Would Young People Contribute?

If actively engaged in our Time Bank service exchange Yes, Time Banking  for Young People will ~Engage young people in community projects (active young citizenship). ~Engage young people in project planning and decision making. ~Improve relationships between young people, police, other agencies & community. ~Reduce levels of anti-social behavior. ~Thank young people for their contribution. Read more about Would Young People Contribute?[…]