Events

Meet Chicko – and celebrate with him on April 20th

Have you met Chicko? We’re celebrating his amazing work as a youth organizer with Red Hook Initiative at our April 20th NYC PBParty Benefit! As PB vote week in NYC wraps up this week (Go Vote!), now is the time to get your tickets to the #PBParty, and to meet Chicko: After moving to Red…

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Democracy Rising: Expanding Participatory Budgeting in the South

In a time when people’s trust in democracy is being deeply challenged, we are excited to be able to increase our work to support new participatory processes across the South. Southern communities are among the hardest hit with legislation aiming to limit democratic involvement, such as the restrictions on voter participation in North Carolina that…

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April 20th: Join us to celebrate these PB Champions!

  We are thrilled to announce that at this year’s NYC PBParty Benefit we will be honoring the Red Hook Initiative, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, and the Cloudburst Group. Join us on April 20th, 6-9:30 pm, at BRIC to celebrate these PB Champions who are building a more democratic, collaborative, and just society from…

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4 ways to make PB bigger and better

From September 25th-27th, more than 230 practitioners, researchers, organizers, and experts came together in Oakland and Vallejo to learn from each other about how to start more – and improve existing – PB processes as part of the 3rd International Conference on Participatory Budgeting in North America (#PBConf). We believe that we can get to…

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April 18: PBP Office Warming & Book Launch Party

Join us April 18th for a party to launch PBP’s new Brooklyn office and Making Democracy Fun, the new book from PBP’s Executive Director Josh Lerner! WHEN Friday, April 18, 2014, 7-9pm WHERE The Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217 WHAT Josh Lerner will share a story from Making Democracy Fun Special guests Rachel…

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Save the Date! Celebrate PBP in NYC!

  May 8th, Save the Date to Celebrate PBP! Please join us for the Participatory Budgeting Project’s first annual benefit! Celebrating 5 years of participatory budgeting in the US 25 years of participatory budgeting worldwide Honoring our partners who have helped bring participatory budgeting to NYC: City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito City Council Member Brad…

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PB Summer School in Portugal

There will be a one-day focus on PB at this summer school in Portugal in July: Summer School eNEWed WAYS OF DOING POLITICS http://www.ces.uc.pt/cessummerschool/pages/en/home.php Date: 15-17 July, 2009 Hours: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm, daily Course language: English

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PB in New York

New York Participatory Budgeting Initiative is a new coalition of community organizations, activists, and otherwise interested individuals working towards economic security and fulfillment of human rights by increasing accountability and participation in the city budget process and other public budgets. NYPBI is committed to public education on the budget, facilitating direct involvement in the budget…

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