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PBP News: Anti-Poverty Funds, School Safety, Big New Launches

Celebrating 10 years of transforming democracy with you. For the past decade, the Participatory Budgeting Project (PBP) has been building a movement to transform our democracy. We have expanded and deepened democratic participation in government, especially by communities with the greatest needs. To celebrate, we’re hosting a 10th Anniversary Benefit at Prime Produce in New…

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Director of Partnerships: Job Ad

Full-time | New York, NY or Oakland, CA The Director of Partnerships will lead our work to build demand and support for participatory democracy practices that enable people to make decisions in government, centering equity. You are perfect for this role if you are a master at building organizational partnerships and relationships, navigating complex political…

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Communications Manager: Job Ad

Full-time | New York, NY or Oakland, CA We are seeking a communications superstar to expand our organizational profile and reach, to better connect with key audiences. To transform our democracy, we aim to build broader awareness of and support for participatory budgeting among elected officials and advocacy organizations. As our Communications Manager, you will…

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Policy Research Intern – NJ/NY: Job Ad

The Participatory Budgeting Project, Inc. (PBP), a nonprofit organization based in New York City and Oakland, is seeking a part-time policy research intern for winter/spring 2019, with opportunity to extend for part- or full-time in the summer. About PBP For 10 years, the Participatory Budgeting Project (PBP) has empowered people to participate in democracy through…

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Best of 2018: Our 5 Big Wins

Over nearly 10 years, we’ve shown that participatory budgeting (PB) is a powerful tool for transforming our democracy. In 2018 we invested in making PB better and bigger. We developed new resources, supported innovative programs, and expanded what real democracy can be. Check out our 2018 highlights below, and please make an end of year…

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PBP News: Victory in NYC, New Video, Rockstars for PB

VICTORY: NYC Voters Approve Citywide PB Last week was big for democracy, from the re-enfranchisement of 1.4 million voters in Florida to an upsurge in turnout across the US. It was also a big moment for participatory budgeting: New York City voters approved a city charter revision that will create a citywide PB process! In…

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You’re Invited! Brooklyn Fundraiser

Come celebrate taking participatory budgeting to the next level! For the past decade, we’ve built a movement in NYC – and across the country – to expand democracy and civic engagement. We’ve won big this year! From Mayor de Blasio’s announcement that all public high schools will launch participatory budgeting (PB) to NYC voters approving…

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Want to Improve Education? Empower the Students.

Top 5 reasons Participatory Budgeting improves students’ education. By: Shari Davis and Dylan Welch Autumn is here — and with it, a renewed conversation about how educators, parents, and communities improve their students’ education. Often in this discussion, solutions come down from on high through public officials or people within the educational system. This fall,…

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Meet PBP’s New Research Fellow Loren Peabody

Our team at the Participatory Budgeting Project is excited to welcome a new Research Fellow, Loren Peabody. As a doctoral candidate at the University of Wisconsin at Madison in the Sociology Department, Loren is committed to learning and teaching about sociology, international studies, American society, and urban sociology. Loren, can you tell us about your…

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