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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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PB2: What’s your wishlist for democracy?

It’s that time of year again! We need your ideas for how to make participatory budgeting (PB) bigger and better. To practice what we preach, PBP invites everyone who donates to our organization to decide how part of the donations are spent–it’s our own PB process, called PB2. In the past, you voted to spend…

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Meet our Participation Design Strategist, Antonnet Johnson

At the Participatory Budgeting Project, we’re thrilled to welcome Antonnet Johnson to our team as a Participation Design Strategist. Antonnet joins us through a prestigious fellowship from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS). The Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows Program pairs recent doctoral graduates in the humanities with nonprofits across…

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Meet our new staff & board members (then join them)

Our team at the Participatory Budgeting Project (PBP) is committed to re-shaping democracy and continues to develop to deliver on this goal. I’m honored to introduce you to seven amazing individuals who recently joined our board and staff. I’m inspired by how these new team members are showing up for a democracy that we believe…

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You made it happen: Your PB2 Vote Results

Our supporters voted to fund two AMAZING projects with $20,000 of their donations. We’re grateful to these folks for enabling even more people to make informed decisions about public money! Two of our superstar PB Amplifiers Kelsey Foster and Ashley Kuenneke, made this possible. Thank you to Kelsey and Ashley for facilitating our PB2 process!…

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Building Participatory Democracy at International Conference

Seventeen-year-old Participatory Budgeting Youth Fellow Jacinta Ojevwe stood before an international audience at our Innovations in Participatory Democracy Conference and said, “To breathe life into this revolution, young people must be involved. That means we have to go to where young people are” just before she declared: “I am not just here for this conference,…

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Don’t miss this year’s PB vote season!

It’s that time of the year again: PB vote season! In NYC, the 7th annual vote week is coming up April 7-15! Residents in 27 City Council districts – more than half of the city and in all five boroughs – will decide how to spend at least $1 million per district for community improvement…

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