Participatory Budgeting is a democratic process in which community members directly decide how to spend part of a public budget.

Stories of Participatory Budgeting in Action

Krystal Peartree

By PBPadmin | December 2, 2013

Tell us about yourself. My name is Krystal Peartree. I‘m a New York native and currently live in the Parkchester section of the Bronx, but grew up in the Hunts Point neighborhood of the South Bronx. I’ve just started a position at the NYC Department of Environmental Protection as an Analyst of M/WBE Programs. I’ve…

Mamnun Haq

By PBPadmin | November 12, 2013

Tell us about yourself. My name is Mamnunul (Mamnun) Haq. I immigrated to the US from Bangladesh twenty two years ago and live on Ocean Parkway, in Kensington, Brooklyn with my wife and children. I’m working as a Community Health Worker for the DREAM Project at the Center for the Study of Asian American Health,…

Lynda Daniels

By PBPadmin | October 9, 2013

Tell us about yourself. My name is Lynda Daniels, I am a native Vallejoan, I am Vice Chair of the PB Vallejo Steering Committee, I represent the Vallejo Branch 1081 of the NAACP, and I am a member and Administrator at Kyles Temple AME Zion Church. I am retired and work more now than I…

How Participatory Budgeting Works

PB involves an annual cycle of meeting and voting, integrated into the broader decision-making process.

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IMPACTS FROM PARTICIPATORY BUDGETING

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Millions of dollars dedicated to community-driven projects.

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People impacting change in their communities.

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Local project ideas completed using public funds.

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PBP creates and shares toolkits, guides, templates and best practice materials to support your participatory budgeting process work.

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