Portland, Maine: Swapping Ditch-Digging for Legal Services
Fixing the Future is a one-hour PBS special, developed in collaboration with YES! Magazine, that profiles people and communities using innovative approaches to create jobs and build sustainable prosperity in our new economy.
In this segment, host David Brancaccio visits with members Hour Exchange Portland, a time bank that allows people to swap their goods and services equally.
Video courtesy of NOW on PBS.
- Building Community: An Economic Approach: David Korten and David Brancaccio discuss what economic transformation has to do with building stronger, happier communities.
- How to Share Time: When dollars are scarce, timebanks help neighbors swap skills, instead.
- 10 Ways Our World is Becoming More Shareable: We're sharing more things, more deeply, with more people. Why sharing is the answer to some of today's biggest questions.
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