Friday, June 11, 2010

2 Day Timebank Training at the US Social Forum

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TimeBanks USA has teamed up with the Michigan Alliance of TimeBanks to present a regional TimeBanking Training for 2 full days on June 26th and 27th.

Why you should come:

These are tough times. Find the Wealth of your community and discover what it takes to rear healthy children, preserve families, care for the frail, redress justice, build community, sustain democracy, create inclusion and generate well-being.

What you can expect:

Expect to be informed, excited, and inspired. Expect to take part in TimeBank simulations, exercises and games. Expect to hear powerful stories of people who have made TimeBanking work for their communities and organizations. Expect to envision possibilities with people who are passionate - like you! Expect to be ready to take action, and for others to take it with you, step by learning step.

NEW!! A limited number of SCHOLARSHIPS are now available. Please click here to apply by JUNE 15.

Training Schedule: Detroit

Saturday, June 26

Session I: A Wealth of Possibilities, 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Participate in a Group Simulation. Apply the core principles of TimeBanking, and experience how individuals, groups and organizations earn and spend Time Dollars to match unused talents and resources with unmet needs.

Session II: Get Organized, 1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Learn critical “must-knows” about TimeBanking, including developing membership and the key elements for visioning and planning a TimeBank.

Sunday, June 27

Session III: A Wealth of Experience, 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Meet members of the TimeBanks USA Ambassador Corps and other TimeBank practitioners from across the United States through a series of small group discussions. Hear their stories up close, and find out the many ways in which TimeBanking has been applied to meet different goals in different communities.

Session IV: Get Connected, 1:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Connect with others who share your interests or who live in your geographic area, and discuss ways to expand and strengthen your work.

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