I can offer: to advise people about mortgages, credit, and how to buy a house with no money down. I can also give classes on these subjects. I have a network of lenders and realtors with whom I can connect you.
I need: to referrals of people who need help getting a mortgage and people who are renting who should be buying. I also need help constructing and selling container homes.
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I am offering: lead classes in parenting, financial literacy, fatherhood and am offering help in these areas. I also do work with Restorative Justice and can help parents and children. I can also help organiztions that want to start a Restorative Justice program or are having issues with it.
Skills I’m offering: I can coach you or your child in boxing. I can help stop gang wars.
Needs I have: I need help with janitorial services.
Skills I’m offering: Organizing, managing, campaigning, fund-raising, promoting community-serving programs.
Needs I have: I need someone who can do some of the following. Read and write emails. Drive me to a meeting we’re both going to and be a human guide (I’m blind). Do online secretarial work. Translate at a Spanish-speaking meeting.
I offer for kids golf instruction and tickets to Brookfield Zoo, forums on domestic violence and human trafficking, training as deputy voter registrars, community support for reform of suburban taxes, Plato School, Oak Street Health programs for seniors, and energy programs through ComEd.
I offer: prevention and victim support programs. We can bring programs into schools that raise awareness of internet and cyber bullying and teen violence. We also have programs for home repair, consumer fraud, fraud of seniors, as well as programs in civics, men's development, and the do's & don't s of job interviewing
I need: help spreading the word on the Westside about these much needed programs that we can bring into schools after the pandemic. I also need presenters who can speak about conflict resolution and child support. I want to build relationships in the community, and with schools, counselors, and teachers.
I am offering: Coaching on how to take care of yourself, eg, with what you eat, and how you choose to live. Eg, exercise and meditation are real good for you.
During this pandemic I am also offering essential stuff like toilet paper and pampers.
I need: help spreading the word about Mothers on a Mission.
I can offer for youths:
I can offer: monthly training for staff. TimeExchange members have admittance to Housing Forward's monthly training programs, without dollar cost.
Participants in these trainings can often get Certificates, or CEU’s if they are students.
Every month there is a different training, eg, mental health, crisis prevention, harm reduction (eg, in regard to overdoses), end of life decisions, how to create a life wheel, how to find an attorney.
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I need: referrals to people who:
I offer: mentoring and tutoring programs for middle schools on drugs, financial literacy, life skills, career service, professional etiquette, and job training.
I need: space to run my programs after the pandemic.
I offer, after the pandemic, space at Mount Olivet M.B. Church, 5642 W North Ave. Chicago.
I can offer after the pandemic space for meetings and programs at the Austin Branch Branch of the Chicago Public Library (5615 W Race Ave., Chicago), which is a few steps from the Austin Town Hall.
I can offer: editing help and help with losing an accent.
I need: start-up funds for producing my movie "THE KOI KEEPER."
Skills I’m offering: tennis instruction, computer help, organizing, marketing, grant writing, urban planning, architecture, academic stuff like writing, math, and problem solving, clean living like simple healthy cooking & men’s circles, fixing stuff and creating quirky devices that you need.
Needs I have: 1 hour of your time in which you inspire people with whom you're connected to record as time transactions the help they give to another. Or connect them to me or another member of the Time Exchange Coalitions.