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Let’s Slide! PS 34 Opens Playground

“This is a structure that invites curiosity and inspiration. This is a structure where our children can build wonderful friendships,” said PS 34’s Principal Carmen Asselta. 402 more words

Alicja Winnicki

WRPCO Forum Tonight: Citizen Involvement in Basic Democratic Processes

I hope you plan to attend tonight’s WRPCO-sponsored forum “Are we citizens getting too much democracy?” at a 7 p.m. in the Community Room at Devon Bank, lower level. 1,020 more words

50th Ward

Participatory Budgeting: Next Generation Democracy

– In a time of rising civic disengagement, many city leaders are using an innovative tool to reconnect with the people they serve: Participatory budgeting, known as “PB.” PB is a democratic process that gives ordinary people direct control over a portion of a public budget. 116 more words

Politics And Rights

Your Opinion Matters?

It’s interesting to think that even though we have a say in what we want our communities and country to do, a specific policy or issue may not be implemented or addressed due to bureaucracy and power dynamics.  308 more words

PB Petition Not on November Ballot

The petition for an advisory referendum to bring participatory budgeting to the 50th Ward did not get the required number of signatures to appear on November’s ballot. 565 more words

50th Ward

PB Petition Off the Ballot

The petition for an advisory referendum to bring participatory budgeting to the 50th Ward did not get the required number of signatures to appear on November’s ballot. 565 more words

50th Ward

The 2016 International Participatory Budgeting Conference – What has it got to do with health?

MutualGain are pleased to announce their attendance at the 2016 Participatory Budgeting Conference in Scotland, where they will be presenting a workshop on the opportunities that Participatory Budgeting has to improve public engagement and participation in commissioning. 955 more words

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