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Welcome to PeaceBrook, a community where neighbors become friends and together we create a better world. Our unique grassroots governance system encourages active participation and empowers individuals to make a positive impact on their community. From community gardens to neighborhood events, there's always something happening in PeaceBrook. Whether you're looking for a new place to call home or just visiting, you'll find a welcoming and inclusive community where everyone pitches in to help one another. Come see for...

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 5:44pm
We can have a new Chicago west side by recognizing that time is money.  And by organizing to use this currency. 
 
In our community, money talks, and dollars are increasingly scarce.  We don't need to be stopped.  Using time as money helps organizations collaborate with one another and empower their clients.  It can empower us all and bring us all closer to one another.  
 
A description of the time exchanges and the Coalition of ten organizations that would exchange blocks of time are...
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 4:30pm

Many of our big problems - locally & nationally - are caused by money. Eg, poverty, jobs disappearing, environment, and growing inequality.  

Money is also a simple, pragmatic solution, but a new (and ancient) money based on time.  

Here's how it works.  When I help you for an hour, I credit my account for that hour and debit yours.  The hour I just earned helping you I can spend by asking someone to help me.  The hour you owe you can clear by helping someone.

We are organizing time exchanges within churches, not-for-profits, and...

Friday, September 22, 2017 - 9:53pm

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Friday, August 25, 2017 - 6:25pm

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Friday, July 28, 2017 - 4:48pm