For the past month I was in Toronto researching and working on participatory budgeting at Toronto Community Housing. This year was a transition year, which made for an even more interesting and ambitious process. The article below gives a glimpse into how it worked this year, and it includes a short video.
Participatory Budgeting – Working together, making a difference
July 27, 2009, Toronto Community Housing
2009 is the eighth year for Participatory Budgeting at Toronto Community Housing, an idea which originated in Brazil, which gives tenants the power to decide how housing money is spent. They decide how to spend the $9 million in a …
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