TimeExchanges Coalition (TEC)
It’s about TIME!
Time exchanges -- an easy to grasp solution to big daunting problems like poverty, growing inequality, & crime. Big problem that stem from lack of money and social isolation.
Simply give an hour. Get an hour.
HERE’S HOW IT WORKS –
When I help you for an hour, I credit my account for that hour and debit yours.
I can spend the hour I earned by asking someone to help me.
You can clear the hour you owe by helping someone.
- Brings us closer together.
- Builds better futures.
- Keeps dollars in your pocket.
- Buy & Sell Services Locally, with TIME!
· Run programs
· Raise funds and expand your base of support (asking for hours and/or dollars)
· Strengthen applications for grants and public dollars (eg, dollars received can be used to stimulate time exchanges)
Healthcare — eg, for home remedies & nutrition
Safety — tips & help for home & the street
Computers — for typing and online searches
Leadership — for organizing, planning, supervising
Traditional skills — cooking, child-raising, working
See an article about us on Occupy.comr — "For Economic Justice, Is It Time for Time Exchange?"
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"There comes a point where we need to stop just pulling people out of the river.
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...