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YTB News August 2021: Highlights from YTB's summer season.

A new YTB site is born 

Find out why... YTB is Exemplary -- YTB is Community -- YTB Benefits Anyone -- YTB Works Anywhere --

  1. Read about YTB's Digital4Community Story linking New Jersey, Jamaica, and New Zealand.

  2. Learn a little bit about YTB with the YTB Quiz -- practice until you reach YTB100!

  3. Learn a lot about timebanking by skimming or perusing this article and document: 
    document link - New Weather Institute --  A practical solution to the other permanent pandemic

  4. YTB discovered SCANS this summer, which is a needs-strengths form used with school-based services.  Here's a version of SCANS we are starting to use with YTB.  The SCANS assessment can support any youth in school or community settings.  

  5. YTB has a new graphic from our DIgital4Community team for a special project in October.


 YTB Calendar

  1. YTB joined the Positive Youth Development meeting on July 16 and saw people we knew and met new people -- and left with brand new ideas for YTB possibilities!

  2. Join YTB on July 27, Tuesday, 2:00pm ET with our friends at Opeeka.com -- A Collaborative Discussion: Workforce Well-Being, Post-COVID Challenges & Opportunities  Registration Link for July 27

  3. August 10, Tuesday, 3:45-5pm, TechSoup Connect for Timebanking and Community Organizations Registration link for August 10

  4.  August 12, Thursday, 7:00-8:00pm, YTB Session and conversation with special guests from Timebanks.Org Registration link for August 12

  5. August 13, Friday, 8:00-9:00am ET/ 1:00pm UK, Find out how timebanking works in the UK from Timebanking UK Registration link to for August 13

  6. August 15, Sunday, 4:00-5:00pm, Timebank Town Hall, 3rd Sunday of the month Registration link for August 15 -- Explore the 5 Core Values of Timebanking

  7. August is often a hot month in the northern hemisphere.  Nonetheless, YTB is scheduling a 3-session series of guided instruction to knit a scarf by The Yarn Shop at Alma Park  Tentative dates are three Fridays, 11am-noon, August 13, 20, and 27.  See our Instagram post of our recent visit to Alma Park.  Dates will be confirmed on Instagram YTB_NJ or sign up with YTBnotify -- Instructions for receiving YTB Event notices-reminders-updates:   Send a text message with the keyword: YTBnotify -- to 844-941-4282.  You can cancel at anytime by replying with the word: STOP


YTB Activity Ideas 

  1. Youth can earn YTB credits by completing an online workshop through the Microsoft Store. Free Online Student Workshops from Microsoft Store

  2. Or earn YTB credits and a Digital Badge for Digital Fluency 

  3. YTB experienced some very interesting virtual tours of animal sanctuaries this season.  Encore? Maybe?

Working on a   Digital project keeps you cool in August!

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