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Analyzing the Evolution and Effectiveness of Participatory Institutions in Brazil

Since Brazil adopted a new constitution in 1988, a significant development of participatory institutions – such as participatory budgeting and a variety of policy councils – has been taking place to create opportunities for citizens to participate in policy making, implementation, and evolution. 334 more words


Sixth Ward Residents Vote on Participatory Budgeting Projects

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - If you could directly decide how to spend your tax dollars, what would you choose?

The results are in from just such an experiment in the city. 216 more words


Democratic Innovations: Co-Governance Innovations

Nowadays, scholars and practitioners of participatory democracy and citizen engagement suggest a variety of innovative ways by which citizens can make their own voices heard in the policy decision-making and implementation process and they work together with government agencies to advance the common good. 561 more words

Sixth Ward Lets Voters Decide How to Spend $100,000

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Have you ever hated how your tax dollars are being spent?

Residents in St. Louis’ sixth ward, which includes swaths of downtown, Midtown, and the near south side, are getting to vote on what projects their alderman will spend money on. 254 more words


Still a Game of Thrones

O agonismo nas relações sociais do Partido, dos espaços públicos da sociedade civil e do sistema administrativo estatal: a experiência da Administração Popular em Porto Alegre… 480 more words

Civic Governmentality

Sixth Ward Residents Invited to Help with Budget

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) –Sixth Ward Alderwoman Christine Ingrassia has been working on a plan to let residents have a greater say in how discretionary funds are spent in the ward. 278 more words


The community wants to hear from the community!

The Community Panel is back in session. Today, for workshop 5, these wonderful locals are looking at:

1. draft recommendations for each service (that’s the services the City provides – see previous post!) 29 more words