Introducing Local Exchange Trading Systems (LETS)

International Journal of Community Currency Research
This link will keep you reading for days

Local Exchange Trading Systems (LETS)
A specfic set of links listed by Tony Budak

History and background – alternative currencies:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Local_currencies

Finding FOCUS – Short of time, then research these selected time trading projects
1. Strohalm Foundation – Holland
http://www.socialtrade.org/

Strohalm’s software from the program designers
http://project.cyclos.org/

2. UK Local Exchange Trading and Complementary Currencies Development Agency – London
http://www.letslinkuk.net/

 
3. Fourth Corner Exchange – (for profit) Pacific Northwest
http://www.fourthcornerexchange.com/index.php

5. the new economics foundation
http://www.neweconomics.org/

6. Value for People
http://www.valueforpeople.co.uk/front_page

If you have no time to research, just click the links below

TimeBanks Washington D.C.

http://www.timebanks.org/

TIMEBANK DEMO SITE

 

TimeBanks WorldWide Discussion YahooGroup

http://www.groups.yahoo.com/group/TimeBanking
 

See this Video – Time Banks: People Make Change Happen

 

An Example of a Network of TimeBanks

 
A ‘How To’ Roadmap:
The Time Dollar Manual
 

Coordinator Resources

A Coordinators Conference Call Index
Click on the link of your choice to down load the file to your home computer.
 
Other Important Documents

 
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          TimeBank M.W. PowerPoint Introduction
          TimeBank USA PowerPoint Presentation
          Wash D C Youth Court Presentation

TimaBanks USA 2009 Conference         

Grant Writing 101 for Time Banks
Edward Wollmann – edwoll@aacil.org
High Impact Grants
Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living

EdWollmann 001.mp3
EdWollmann 002.mp3
EdWollmann 003.mp3