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Ann Arbor Community  Commons

Exploring and implementing an Ann Arbor Center of the City Community  Commons
Outreach
~Instead of figuring out all the things you want your organization to do, find people already doing these things and invite them to join your network.

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Local System of Currencies
~Local Currency and Trading Exchange System as a formation and startup driver for the Commons
~Select and rapidly implement/test from among currently available software platforms for the Currency Exchanges i.e. Don't reinvent the wheel.  Various options such as Cyclos were suggested.

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Games
~Use games to educate community members about Commoning, Local Economy/Community building and Local Currencies/Exchanges.

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Web Site - Launch & Development
~Get the website up and running and engage in outreach and action research using lists of voters, organizations, and personal contacts etc.

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Commons Project Spokes Council
~Instead of creating a central administration to run the network, encourage projects to commit to performing the various functions needed to sustain the network, including administrative ones.

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Last post: June 23, 2020, 06:35:54 am Writings of Gwendolyn Ha... by Tony Budak

Community Commons Charter
~Instead of creating an "organization," create a charter that explains how to run a network

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Vision Mission
~With diverse community input, establish a long term (100 year?) vision, set of goals, objectives and metrics for the Commons for people to identify with.

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Last post: June 29, 2020, 05:50:18 am Tony's Response to Alan by Tony Budak

Mahoning Watershed Conversations

~Leaders are changing from heroes to hosts.
~Leaders listen, learn, and lead.
~Leaders develop clarity and commitment to lead.
Mahoning Learning Network
~Raising the Value of Learning, the application of time currency to community learning activities
~Change the Conversation leads to a Change of Culture
~Building Active Communities through Membership and Reciprocity

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Last post: June 22, 2020, 09:32:10 pm Raising the Value of Lea... by Tony Budak

the GLOBAL TEACH-IN
Tuesday, May 26, 2020, 10:00 AM EDT  comprising Ann Arbor, MI & the Great Lakes Area

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Last post: May 24, 2020, 05:07:55 am Re: Part 3: Sharing Idea... by Tony Budak

Ask About

Forum News
News and updates related to new services & features!

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Last post: October 16, 2014, 06:45:24 pm About this Forum Board by Tony Budak

Welcome
Introductions, Tell Us About Yourself, Short Biographies, Post your Picture, Out yourself.

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Chatter
Off-topic and general small talk. (NO unapproved Advertisements, please)

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Last post: April 20, 2013, 05:09:00 am Post Questions and Conce... by Tony Budak

TimeBank Practice

Start Up
A discussion forum for the set-up, scale-up and sustaining a community time bank.

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Last post: July 16, 2015, 01:26:46 am Selected Bookmarks - Tim... by Tony Budak

Timebankday2019
In Search Of ideas regard International TimeBank Day, to be held on Sunday, March 23, 2019, Edgar Cahn’s Birthday. This discussion thread is open to all TimeBank members across the world. Please post - in the Start a NEW TOPIC thread - an idea that you would like to have a conversation about. This invitation is from TimeBanksWork. Where your topic and conversation replies are available to follow and be notified back to you. If there is someone that you wish to have responded to your topic, you can send that person or persons this link. If they are not a member they will be asked to join. TimeBanksWork is a discussion project of TimeBank Mahoning Watershed, I am available to answer your questions. Just CLICK the following to set up meeting details. https://pickatime.acuityscheduling.com/ Thanks for creating our tomorrows, Tony

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Last post: March 24, 2019, 08:56:11 pm Re: Happy Birthday Gifts... by Tony Budak

Marketing
Difference Between Advertising, Promotion, Publicity, Public Relations and Marketing

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Last post: April 17, 2015, 07:43:22 pm Marketing by Tony Budak

Salesforce
How Time Bank uses a Customer Relation Management (CRM) application

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Last post: August 24, 2016, 08:07:41 pm Salesforce / Sireesha, g... by Tony Budak

Co-Developer
This is a co-working forum to develop a strategies and tactics once the time bank is up and running. Please post ideas here for consideration and discussion?

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Last post: August 15, 2015, 03:50:37 pm Re: person to organisati... by Tony Budak

Culture of Sharing
Time Bank Mahoning Watershed is IN SEARCH OF community members, +Valley Champions with Dreams+, to showcase local collaborative giving and receiving in the Mahoning Valley in 2015

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Last post: April 01, 2015, 10:51:34 pm Tele Conference to Celeb... by Tony Budak

Help Center
This board provides a forum for you to post questions, please enter a subject - topic for your question.

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Last post: May 22, 2015, 06:32:53 pm Re: Aging In Place by Tony Budak

Funding Strategies
Creative ways to support the start-up, scale-up, and ongoing sustainability of time banks.

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Last post: April 21, 2013, 09:54:48 am Re: K.A.N. FUNDING STRAT... by Matthew Slater

Hackathon
A discussion of opportunities that often remain unfulfilled with transactions in the monetary economy.

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Last post: February 05, 2015, 01:29:22 am Re: Community Currencies by Tony Budak

Co-Production Indicators

Co-designing Software
This is a THREE part conversation open to all closely involved with the facilitation of groups, collective action, and Co-Production defined as ‘A group of people, working with each other as equals, from the start, to achieve a goal.’ Our purpose is to create and revamp software design use that reveals evidence and indicates collective action i.e., Co-Production.

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Last post: February 02, 2015, 12:41:43 am Re: Co-Production Eviden... by Wendy Beatty

1 Reveal the Evidence
Discuss and agree how to use the following 4 key numerical indicators for active social engagement / Co-Production and monitor them on a regular (by-annual) basis:

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Last post: January 17, 2015, 08:20:41 am Using Internet Technolog... by Tony Budak

2 Design User Steps
How to revise the design on the front screen, what users see, read and execute that guides and tracks and RESULTS collective action | Co-Production?

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3 Report Outcomes
Develop methods when Step 1 & 2 are in place.

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Self-Organizing Groups

Beyond Sustainability
As a Hub of TBMW, Beyond Sustainability, is to create one or more group efforts that spring from our conversations. What happens will be because you want it to happen. Most surely it will be a very interesting experience for us all. I’m looking forward to our very first conversations and webinar conferences.

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Last post: March 24, 2015, 04:04:01 am Re: Start a Discussion H... by Tony Budak

Creating Abundance
Conversations sharing and learning ways to improve our selves and our communities

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Last post: February 07, 2018, 07:01:33 am CO-PRODUCTION: HOW COMMU... by Tony Budak

Co-Production
“A group of people, working with each other, from the start, to achieve a goal.’ We feel the key words in this definition are ‘working with’ and ‘from the start’.

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Last post: December 16, 2014, 09:34:48 pm Re: Examples of Co-Produ... by Tony Budak

Labor & Union Solidarity
How Workers' organize and take actions for a better future.

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Last post: January 13, 2015, 05:30:04 am GNUniversity by Tony Budak

Worker Cooperative
Discussions of efforts that develop into a member managed worker co-operative

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Last post: March 25, 2014, 06:02:27 pm Re: Are Coops Outdated i... by Tony Budak

Community Ways

Conversation Guides
Instructions from the Cook is a way to become familiar with the kinds of conversations that eliminate the fragmentation responsible for many things we call problems in communities. We invite you to practice and unleash its power in your community.

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Last post: January 14, 2015, 05:17:52 am 2011 – A Guest Post by –... by Tony Budak

1 Dream?
What would you love to see possible?

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2 Action?
What small experiments could make this more possible?

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3 Gifts?
What talents and resources do we each bring here?

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4 Invitations?
Who else has gifts we should invite here?

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Members Helping Members
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