Is this the best we can do? A democracy where key decisions about our schools, immigration, and health are made without those who are most impacted? We urgently need to defend our neighbors whose lives are threatened by government policy. At the same time, we need to fix the broken democracy that leads to these…

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We need your ideas for how to make PB 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 participatory budgeting process, called PB2.   SUBMIT YOUR IDEA NOW!   Last year, you voted to spend $18,000 on…

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Thank you!

Happy New Year! As we enter an uncertain 2017, we’re blown away by your commitment to democracy. Thank you to the more than 180 of you who donated over $25,000 in our Democracy Made by You campaign! You’re AMAZING! Your support empowers young people like Darnell Maxwell to step up as leaders. Your support makes…

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Get these updates in your inbox: Sign up for our newsletter PB: promoting health, equity, and justice PB builds healthy communities. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has recognized PB as an innovative idea for building a culture of health, and announced our awesome Deputy Director Jen Godzeno as a RWJF Culture of Health Leader! PB builds…

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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……

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Get these updates in your inbox: Sign up for our newsletter Dear Friends, School’s out for the summer. Grills are firing up. People are finding ways to stay cool. But democracy doesn’t take the summer off. Midway through  2016, join us for a look at what we’ve done, where we’re going, and how we can…

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Idea collection starts now. PB Squared (PB2) is your chance to participate in PBP’s budgeting process! We need you to propose projects that will be funded by donations from individuals like you. In the past you have chosen to fund award winning videos, scholarships for young people to join our international PB conference, and upgrades to…

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We’re excited to announce the winning projects in PB2 – our PB process for projects to make PB better! 150 people donated and voted on the 9 proposals on the ballot.  Thank you to everyone who voted, everyone who submitted ideas, and contributed to the pot of money that funds these projects! Based on our current…

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It’s your turn to to decide how the Participatory Budgeting Project will spend over $14,000, to help participatory budgeting grow. Every year, we invite everyone who donates to our organization to decide how part of the donations are spent – it’s our own participatory budgeting process, called PB2. When you donate now, we’ll add your donation to…

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  We need your feedback about what resources are most important for making participatory budgeting (PB) grow in your community! Fill out this quick survey and you could win: PBP t-shirts PBP stickers Books! Including Josh Lerner’s “Everyone Counts: Could Participatory Budgeting Change Democracy” and “Making Democracy Fun” A $50 Visa gift card We will…

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