Talks and Trainings

PBP has educated thousands of people worldwide through talks and trainings about PB. We engage decision-makers and residents in developing a vision for PB in their communities. Our trainings build the skills of city staff and community leaders to plan and do PB. We’ve presented to audiences of all sizes, from conference keynotes to school classrooms.


Presentations: Keynote, lecture, or panel discussion  on PB and participatory democracy for audiences of any size from school groups to conferences.

PB Briefing for Decision-makers: Learn how PB works and how it benefits government and the broader community.

Community Info Session: Learn how PB works and how it can positively impact your community.

PB 101 Training:  A day-long workshop for up to 30 people to build a foundation in the principles and mechanics of PB. Walk through a full PB process, hear case studies, develop practical skills for facilitating PB, and gain insights into challenges and ways to overcome them.

Advanced PB Training: A customized half- to full-day training for PB practitioners. Learn best practices, strengthen skills, and troubleshoot challenges to improve the impact of your PB process. Explore innovations to make PB easier and more effective.