Madison MAN Cooperative members engage in mutually beneficial sharing and exchange, in service to equitable and sustainable communities, and embodying the following practices:
Timebanking, Mutual Credit
Shared resources: technical assistance, process support, tool and media libraries
Stewardship of community resources
Existing and growing networks of MANs
Unique, community-based partnerships
Access to diverse expertise, platforms and skills
We aim to use mutual aid to create good livelihoods for one another – meeting community needs while fulfilling individual dreams – extending an open invitation to all community members to participate on their own terms.
Mutual Aid Networks can become systemic economic drivers when we use cooperative economic tools to compensate ourselves and each other for our work.