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A Transparent Approach to Budgeting Still Has Its Holdouts in the NYC Council

Rory Lancman knows that when a story runs about participatory budgeting in the City Council, people like him are usually not portrayed in a flattering light. 1,734 more words

Case Study : Guimarães grasps participatory budgeting

In 2015, Guimarães made sure citizens’ confidence in the participatory budgeting process remained intact and even reinforced. After some bumps in voting during the 2014 edition, citizen’s joined in a positive way to the new municipality orientation towards environmental sustainability, volunteering and solidarity. 712 more words

Citizen Engagement

New website for participatory budgeting in Scotland launches

PB Scotland is a new website for sharing and learning about the great work being done by participatory budgeting (PB) initiatives around Scotland. Funded by the Scottish Government, the website will provide updates on events, policy and resources relevant to PB in Scotland, and… 17 more words

Local Blog

25 criticism that make your participatory budgeting vulnerable

Every participatory budgeting has complaints. Some are softer than others. Some are more rational others more passionate.

But, you must be ready for all and learn how to avoid them. 345 more words

Citizen Engagement

Greensboro seeks citizen suggestions for Participatory Budgeting, neighborhood improvements

GREENSBORO, N.C. — The City of Greensboro is about halfway through its effort to collect as many ideas as possible for the first Participatory Budgeting effort to help neighborhoods with community needs. 334 more words


Continental measurement

How long is a piece of string? That was my first thought when someone proposed an unconference discussion about how the impact of Participatory Budgeting could be measured. 607 more words

Community Engagement

Participatory Budgeting and the Police

On Monday 26th October 2015 over 70 people attended the UK PB Network conference in Birmingham. The conference was designed for academics, practitioners and those who want to learn a little more about PB in terms of the process, the results and the successes. 802 more words

Community Engagement