Edgar S. Cahn
Edgar Cahn is founder of TimeBanks USA and the Timebanking movement; Ashoka Fellow; founder, Racial Justice Initiative; co-founder (with his late wife) of the National Legal Service program in the War on Poverty; co-founder and co-Dean, Antioch School of Law.
He has degrees from Swarthmore (B.A) and Yale (M.A., Ph.D [dissertation on Wordsworth], J.D.) and was a Fulbright Scholar at Cambridge University. Currently Distinguished Professor of Law (University of the District of Columbia School of Law), he is also a community builder, advocate, itinerant trouble-maker, activist scholar, silversmith, and gardener. Edgar Cahn served as Special Counsel to Attorney General Robert Kennedy; Special Assistant to Sargent Shriver, Office of Economic Opportunity; Special Counsel for the Chairman, Navajo Nation. He is the author of No More Throw Away People: The Co-Production Imperative and Priceless Money: Banking Time for Changing Times.