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Introducing the Penn TimeBank

Take the Time.
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Julia Graber

on 20 April 2013

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Transcript of Introducing the Penn TimeBank

Foundation Origins Examples Why Penn? Exchange! Core Values Everyone is an asset Take the Time. Equal Dollars Visit the Website http://penntimebank.wordpress.com/ History: 1980: Dr. Edgar Cahn, a lawyer working to empower disenfranchised communities, invents Timebanking while recovering from a heart attack A Timebank is a service exchange community that uses time as currency. = = Coordinator Roles 32 Countries
Worldwide
Active Timebanks in U.S. Become a Member https://hourworld.org/bank/ Spread the word; the bigger the network, the more services there are - Member
- Software
- Publicity
- Blog
- Data A circle of reciprocity
for the campus
community Network Reciprocity
- meet new people
- try new things
- learn and practice skills
- share knowledge
- get and give help What is a Timebank? 1 hour = 1 hour This creates a cycle
of giving. Ithaca Hours The campus is already a community
where people want to: Sign In Who can join? Students, graduate students, faculty, and staff with an "upenn.edu" email address
Registering requires that you use your "upenn.edu" email Financial Capital Social Capital Co-production "consumers" are enlisted as co-workers and co-producers of the transformation desired Why Timebanking? 1. Core Economy not being financially rewarded.
care of children, care of the elderly, civic engagement Grassroots approach:
People make change happen.

We have what we need: each other. Assets - We all have something to give. Redefining Work - Some work is beyond price Reciprocity - Help goes both ways Social Networks - We depend on each other Respect - Everyone matters circa 1995 300 Philadelphia Area Timebanks Walnut Hill
Germantown
Bryn Mawr
Media, PA
Phoenixville, PA Greece How to join? Hour Exchange Portland
Portland, Maine (Software demo afterwards) 2. Social service organizations tend to view clients only in terms of their needs, not their assets. Timebanking - rewards and encourages the
cooperative, altruistic side of human nature "No More Throw-Away People" We also wanted to gain experience with this kind of tool for community empowerment circa 1991
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