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Happy New Year to everyone from all of us at ADOA!

We would like to thank all in attendance at last night’s meeting, we had a wonderful turn out! 565 more words


Beyond cynicism and complacency – Participatory Budgeting in Scotland

Participatory Budgeting is a process that enables citizens to deliberate on priorities and decide on the allocation of public money. It started in 1989 in Porto Alegre (Brazil) and has now spread to… 749 more words

Citizen Participation

Participatory Budgeting

Workshop idea by Alan Budge

All of the workshops at Local Democracy for Everyone have been created by our participants. We’re sharing a summary of each workshop idea to help you decide what you’d most like to participate in – and so that everyone can start to share their comments about each idea.
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Finding the Perfect Budget

Michael Krasny of KQED recently did a show on the California State Budget in his “Forum” program. Listening to the members of his panel crib about the budget brought about the… 582 more words


New Evidence that Citizen Engagement Increases Tax Revenues

Quite a while ago, drawing mainly from the literature on tax morale, I posted about the evidence on the relationship between citizen engagement and tax revenues, in which participatory processes lead to increased tax compliance (as a side note, I’m still surprised how those working with citizen engagement are unaware of this evidence). 297 more words

Citizen Engagement