Jobs disappearing and crime have ravaged Chicago’s West Side. Lack of money is a key cause of the devastation.
By funding programs (like tutoring, sports, and providing meals), time exchanges offer a simple yet profound way to solve urgent problems and revitalize...
We changed ourselves and our block became Green. This Green-Block Starter Kit emerged from the process that we went through.
We hope to encourage many blocks to become Green and then for our Green Village to inspire other villages to become Green.
When I ask Henry (or John or Sally) what they can offer in the Marketplace & TimeBank, they often look puzzled. Puzzled even though we all have enormous gifts we can offer one another.
Here are some ideas.
We have for years gathered on Saturday mornings with the common purpose of moving toward both inner peace and world peace.
Bud Hayes and all of you in Inner Peace - World Peace came to mind when I saw this video, and so I want to share it with you: Is War is Over? A Paradox Explained.
Your views are important to me and I hope you'll comment.
Simple solution to some very big problems - Find common interests, help each other
Someone came to the our door begging for work.
Stories in our media say shooing her away is the safest thing to do.
But instead I connected with her. She has five children, two are teenagers and are still living with her. She cut our grass, I paid her, and we agreed that she’ll come back for a photo and that I would list her free ad on our block club and other bulletin boards.
Seems to me that she and I and many others helping one another is the...
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