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Is language a nightmare in your participatory budgeting implementation?

This is a reality I know it exists, but I haven’t had many experiences with.

In Portugal even big cities don’t have a huge foreign speaking community. 401 more words

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ChangeTomorrow selected to take part in Dublin Web Summit Alpha Village and show Participare it’s eDemocracy Platform

Citizens’s engagement specialists ChangeTomorrow have been selected for a coveted spot in the ALPHA (early stage startup) village at the Dublin Web Summit – Europe’s largest tech event. 362 more words

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Triumph using channel mix in participatory budgeting

Does your participatory budgeting process put all eggs in one basket?

Of course, I know that more participation channels mean more effort, money, problems, etc.. 1,449 more words

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East Bay Express: Creating a 'People's Budget'

A group of Oakland residents are campaigning to radically transform the city’s budgeting process — transferring power from City Hall to one hundred newly established Neighborhood Assemblies throughout the city. 224 more words


Your participatory budgeting is being slaughtered?

Every day I listen that participatory budgeting processes are facing problems. Sometimes they are so overwhelming that it looks like you’re in the middle of a slaughtering. 988 more words

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End your Participatory Budgeting struggle by asking 5 simple questions

One common mistake that I see in many participatory budgeting processes is that organizers struggle for “success”.

But when I ask what success is, they are not quite sure or they point out very broad term metrics. 370 more words

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Top 3 ways to overcome citizen fears over Participatory Budgeting

In a previous post we have already covered organizer’s fears.

But the citizens also have them, you know? And it’s your job as participatory budgeting (PB) organizer to help citizens overcome their fears. 653 more words

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