Scaling Up Participatory
Budgeting as a Tool for Direct Democracy in NYC

Participants were led through a simulated participatory budgeting exercise that modeled what a larger process could look like in NYC.
 


PARTICIPANTS


  • Executive Director, The Participatory Budgeting Project

  • Director of Research and Policy, Community Development Project,
    The Urban Justice Center

  • Executive Director, Community Voices Heard

IDEAS FOR THE MAYOR-ELECT


Event Highlights:


"Participatory budgeting offers an opportunity to change the way governance is done in New York City"

- Sondra Youdelman, Executive Director, Community Voices Heard

 


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

 

- Josh Lerner, Executive Director, The Participatory Budgeting Project

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