7:00 – 9:00 pm: Swarthmore College, Science Center, Room 101
This event is free and open to the public. No registration necessary.
Dr. Edgar S. Cahn is the creator of Time Dollars and the founder of TimeBanks USA, as well as the co-founder of the National Legal Services Program and the Antioch School of Law (now the David A. Clarke School of Law). He is the author of “No More Throw Away People: The Co-Production Imperative,” “Time Dollars” (co-author Jonathan Rowe, Rodale Press, 1992), “Our Brother’s Keeper: The Indian in White America,” (1972) and “Hunger USA.” The development of Time Dollars is just one achievement in a career that, since the early 1960′s, has been dedicated to achieving social justice for the disenfranchised. His own life is an example of dedication to strongly held principles and ideals, and he brings to audiences a powerful vision, sincere compassion, spontaneous humor, and the ability to inspire others.
Dr. Christine Gray has a PhD from UCLA, and was the Chief Executive Officer, TimeBanks USA 2009-2012. She is author of in-depth case study of co-production at Holy Cross Community Trust (2012) and co-author of a definitive study of the relation between co-production and the civil rights movement in the United States, Co-Production from a Normative Perspective, in New Public Governance, the Third Sector and Co-Production (2012) . For ten years, as Director of Special Projects, then as Chief Operating Officer and finally as CEO, she led development of new approaches to TimeBanking and Co-Production for systems change, and development of all TBUSA training and support materials. Currently, she co-teaches a course in System Change in the LLM program of the University of the District of Columbia School of Law.
This lecture will be held in Swarthmore’s Science Center, Room 101, and is co-sponsored by Timebank Media, as well as The Alumni Office and The Sustainability Committee of Swarthmore College. A very important word about parking: This is graduation weekend at Swarthmore College. In order to be respectful of the families of graduating seniors, you are strongly encouraged to either take public transportation to the event or park on residential streets a short distance outside of the North Gate of the campus. A parking map, map of the campus, with an indication of the Septa Station and the Science center can be located HERE.