Our democracy is in trouble. Participation is down, voters don’t believe that government is working for them, people don’t think that their voice counts.
If we don’t disrupt this cycle of cynicism, it will keep getting worse.
Participatory budgeting (PB) is a tool to for action. It’s an opportunity for real people to have real people over real money.
When communities directly decide how to spend a part of a public budget they:
Are you ready to lead the work to rebuild democracy?
You have two upcoming opportunities to become an expert in PB, plan to make it work in your community, and connect with leaders like you.
If you believe that there we can change this together, join us.
Full Day PB Training (NYC)
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Manhattan, NY 10004
$225 early bird / $285 (after November 1)
PB Online Course
Two Mondays, October 16 & 23
11am-1pm Pacific / 2-4pm Eastern
$109 per person / $99 for IAP2 USA members & affiliates