Vallejo

PB for Sustainable Development

Earlier in June, we were invited to attend the UN Public Service Forum in The Hague, Netherlands to do a presentation in the forum’s track dedicated to sharing innovative practices around building inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable cities. Cities are especially tasked with pioneering sustainability measures because 70% of the world’s population will live in…

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Jenny Aguiar

Tell us about yourself. I’m Jennifer Aguiar (Jenny for short) from the PB Vallejo Youth Committee and I am going to be a senior at Jesse Bethel High School. I live in East Vallejo by Stephan Maner Elementary School and have lived in Vallejo practically my whole life. How did you first get involved in…

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Vallejo, California Residents Cast Historic Vote on How to Spend Over $3 Million to Improve their City

 Vallejo Residents Cast Historic Vote on how to Spend Over $3 Million to Improve their City; Streets, Lighting, Parks, Garden Upgrades and Small Business Get Top Votes Vallejo, CA, May 21, 2013:  On Sunday evening, after a weeklong voting process, the results of Vallejo’s historic participatory budgeting (PB) process were revealed. The top vote getters…

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PB Vallejo Canvasser Job Opening

Join a Growing Movement to Reinvent Democracy! The Canvasser will work in Vallejo, California to help engage residents in the pilot year of the city’s participatory budgeting process. About the Project The Participatory Budgeting Project, Inc. (PBP) is a non-profit organization based in New York City. Our mission is to empower community members to make…

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Hot New Video for PB Vallejo

Jake Nicol from the Community Media Center of Marin produced this great short video for the Participatory Budgeting Vallejo assemblies going on now! For the list of dates and more info visit: pbvallejo.org PB Vallejo Assemblies – Your City! Your Ideas! Your Vote! from PB Vallejo on Vimeo.

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Vallejo Launches First City-Wide PB in US

This week the City of Vallejo became the first in the US to adopt participatory budgeting city-wide. Through PB Vallejo, community members will vote on how to spend $3.2 million in tax dollars. The City has contracted PBP to implement the initiative, together with a Steering Committee of 20 civic organizations. Community members will identify…

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