Lab Sessions

Revitalizing Family Support Services06 Aug

“Family support” too often means removing children from the home. TimeBanking offers an opportunity to create supportive communities to help families under stress. Lisa Conlan from Parents Support Network of Rhode Island and Peggy Thorpe of Youth Advocate Program lead a brainstorming discussion on changing family support systems through coproduction.

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Lab Sessions

Inclusivity: Engaging Everyone in Community06 Aug

Everyone is an Asset and has a contribution to make. How do we build TimeBanks that create opportunities for the often invisible members of our communities? What are TimeBanks doing already to successfully embrace the gifts of the differently-abled, youth and elderly, returning prisoners and others on the fringes of community?

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Travel To Madison

travel bannerMadison is a great place to visit! One of only a few cities in the world built on an isthmus, Madison has become a destination mecca for national and international meetings and conferences, offering both small town charm and a range of cultural and recreational opportunities usually found in much larger cities.  Voted the Friendliest City in the Midwest, Madison sports the best of all worlds with incredible natural beauty, limitless outdoor recreation activities year-round, an amazing array of cultural opportunities, fabulous shopping, and superb dining. Downtown Madison, set on a narrow strip of land between two glacial lakes, is very pedestrian-friendly, and within walking distance of the Concourse Hotel. Read more about travel and lodging.

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