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Economic Justice and Community Resilience through Mutual Aid Networks

 

This Mutual Aid Network is a cooperative with four key mechanisms: time banks, price-based mutual credit, cooperative savings and lending, and cooperative ownership.

There are seven official Mutual Aid Network pilot sites that share core values and best practices. There are fledgling programs in England, New Zealand, British Columbia, California, and the following areas. In Madison they are opening a co-working space and community garden with the local permaculture guild. In Pennsylvania, there is a time bank that began in a hospital to create opportunities for veterans, people returning from prison, and opioid addicts.

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