The PBP team has been working hard to expand awareness of participatory practices as a way for communities to have real decision-making power over budgeting, divest-invest, and recovery efforts. Here are a few highlights from this past year! Listen to the full playlist! Seattle Cut its Police Budget. Now the Public Will Decide How To…

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Last year, the team at the Participatory Budgeting Project dove deep and took time to examine how we live into the values that guide our work, internally and externally. We tapped into our experiences and practice of participatory budgeting and led with the strongly held belief that we can do more, get further, and build…

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Now, for the first time ever, nonprofit organizations have the chance to learn the ins and outs of running a PB process through our PB for Orgs Cohort!🎊

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We are delighted to announce the results of our 2020-2021 PB², PBP’s internal participatory budgeting process. PB² is a practice that helps us live our values as an organization, by inviting our community to become decision makers in the work PBP does. Here’s a refresher on our PB² process, which follows the same steps as the other…

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We honor and stand in solidarity with the Asian and Pacific Islander communities grieving the tragic killings of Delaina Ashley Yaun, Paul Andre Michels, Xiaojie Tan, Daoyou Feng, Julie Park, Park Heyon Jeong, and two others whose names we do not yet know. On Tuesday, March 16, Robert Long brutally targeted and killed eight people…

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Visions for Justice: A Conversation Series on Participatory Practice — Building & sustaining Community Power

This is the final installation of our Visions for Justice discussion series. Throughout the series, we have examined key issues for justice as it relates to participatory practices by learning from organizers on the ground who are reimagining public safety, centering community-led decision-making, and divesting from systems that harm us to invest in thriving communities.…

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