The North American PB Network

The North American Participatory Budgeting (PB) Network is a network of cities and institutions who are implementing participatory budgeting in North America and who seek to improve their work through peer-to-peer learning and collaboration. The PB Network is supported and launched by the Participatory Budgeting Project (PBP).

For more information on joining the PB Network:

If you have specific inquires, please contact PBP’s Director of Strategic Initiatives: Shari Davis at shari [at] participatorybudgeting [dot] org.

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PB Network Calls & Panels

The PB Network co-creates monthly calls and panels with experts and local implementers on civic research and technology topics relevant to participatory budgeting. Check out the recent and upcoming ones here.

PB Network Partners

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PB Process

Tristan Bougie Montreal Montreal Urban Ecology Centre
Debra Chester Oakland City of Oakland PB Oakland
Jeremy Christ Charlotte Office of Emergency Management at University of North Carolina
Thea Crum Chicago UIC Great Cities Institute PB Chicago
Nancy Fischer Peterborough City of Peterborough My Peterborough
Jenny Frankl Seattle City of Seattle-Department of Neighborhoods Youth Voice, Youth Choice
Richard Frieder Hartford Community Capacity Builders Hartford Decides
Magdalena Fudalewicz Chicago 36th Ward-Ald. Gilbert Villegas PB Chicago in the 36th Ward
Ron Griffiths Freehold Freehold Borough Freehold Borough Participatory Budgeting
Alison Hilkiah
Luke Hohmann San Jose Conteneo, Inc. Conteneo, Inc.
Eric Howell Nashville Metro Nashville Community Budgeting
Gail Johnson Toronto Toronto Community Housing Toronto Community Housing Participatory Budgeting
Kevin Kane Freehold Freehold Borough Freehold Borough Participatory Budgeting
Alyssa Lane Vallejo City of Vallejo Participatory Budgeting Vallejo
Michelle Monsegur Cambridge City of Cambridge PB Cambridge
Jaclyn Murphy Chicago 41st Ward-Ald. Anthony Napolitano PB Chicago in the 41st Ward
Luc Richard Dieppe Ville de Dieppe Participatory Budgeting Dieppe
Cecilia Salinas Chicago 49th Ward-Ald. Joe Moore PB Chicago in the 49th Ward
Matthew Slaats Charlottesville University of Virginia BeCville
Shawna Stevens Long Beach Office of Long Beach Vice Mayor-Rex Richardson PB Long Beach
Michael Sweigart Washington, DC National Democratic Institute
Francesco Tena Boston City of Boston-Youth Engagement and Employment Youth Lead the Change
Shawna Teper Toronto City of Toronto Toronto Budgets
Tim Wolfe Seattle City of Seattle-Department of Neighborhoods Youth Voice, Youth Choice
Marissa Yanni New York City New York City Council PBNYC