Board Member Volunteer Opportunity for Leading Democracy Organization

The Participatory Budgeting Project (PBP) is seeking new Board Members to help lead a growing movement for grassroots democracy. We are looking for a few new Board Members to play a key role in building a sustainable foundation for the organization and the participatory budgeting (PB) movement. We are especially interested in candidates who have a background in nonprofit law, Continue Reading...
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Vanessa Acheampong-Tieku

A member of the New York City Youth Council (NYCYC), Vanessa Acheampong-Tieku hails from District 16 and is thankful for the opportunities to work with a variety of people and see different perspectives during her time with the program. The NYCYC is a partnership between the New York City Council and Coro New York Leadership Center to enhance youth-adult partnerships Continue Reading...
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PB with Tax Increment Finance Funds

Tax Increment Financing is a public financing method that uses taxpayers’ money for community-improvement projects. The process is typically conducted without any taxpayer involvement. In order to make the process more community-driven and transparent, we have created a free, downloadable PB TIF Toolkit which can serve as a guide for using Participatory Budgeting to allocate TIF funds. This Toolkit will provide you with working knowledge Continue Reading...
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you made it happen: here are your PB2 project winners

Nearly 150 PBP supporters voted to fund two AMAZING PB2 projects with $18,000 of their donations to enable more people to make more informed decisions about public money! A BIG thank you to everyone who submitted ideas, helped us turn those ideas into 9 great projects, and voted.   The two winning PB2 projects are… PB in Schools Video $10,000 We Continue Reading...
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[FREE WEBINAR] PB in Schools Guide

This webinar introduces A Guide to Participatory Budgeting in Schools, a free resource for educators to conduct participatory budgeting (PB) in schools. PB meaningfully engages students and other stakeholders in deciding how to spend a portion of a school budget. Students think about community needs and issues and then are empowered to design and implement solutions. Educators will learn how to Continue Reading...
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