At a time when many people are expressing lack–lack of work, sundries, hand sanitizer, or a good haircut–I’m surprised to hear people say “….timebanking is a nice idea, but that’s not how the real world works.” Why not? Maybe social
How can you timebank while sheltering-in-place? Think â€œservicesâ€.Â Earn/spend hours engaging in education:Â teach/learn to interpret art from a diversity of communities, to read music, to speak Spanish, to communicate with American Sign Language, or to sharpen your cooking skills.
Crises bring stress and impact your well-being–health, financial, emotional, social, spiritual–and can extend to impact your immediate and global communities. There are many ways to use your Timebank to cope when you are in a crisis. First, update your profile
Our first potluck this year is in Walnut Creek at Office Evolution, Sat. Jan 11, 6-8p! Join us and earn 2 hours. Potlucks build that community you want and facilitate exchanges. Bringing a dish is optional. RSVP at Meetup.comÂ or at
In 2019, we held our first membership survey, and Timebank volunteer Co-Directors responded swiftly to address key concerns mentioned by survey respondents. We learned that members joined the Timebank for ideological reasons of building community and an equitable economy but
Join us! Start with 15 minute sprints:Â high-impact, interactive learning to support you at work or in leadership roles.Â Next, dive into our always-yummy potlucks.Â Stay for afternoon breakout sessions to co-plan Timebank events for 2019-2020. Click here for registration,