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Wanna learn more about PB? Please join CDP and PBNYC's Research Board online we...

Fri, 2014-10-24 12:25
Wanna learn more about PB?

Please join CDP and PBNYC's Research Board online webinar release of “A People’s Budget: A Research and Evaluation Report on Cycle 3 of Participatory Budgeting in New York City.”!

"This report is the culmination of nearly 9,000 surveys, more than 100 in depth-interviews, and more than 50 meeting observations designed to explore the NYC PB process"

WHEN: October 30th 12:00pm
REGISTER TO JOIN:
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7486739962125787649

Hope to have you on board!

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Hey NYC - you can now submit ideas for how to improve your parks, schools, stree...

Thu, 2014-10-23 21:15
Hey NYC - you can now submit ideas for how to improve your parks, schools, streets, and other public spaces online here: http://ideas.pbnyc.org/ Check out all the great ideas up already!


Participatory Budgeting NYC
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Participatory Budgeting for NYC

This article thanks local elected officials but reading a little more closely yo...

Thu, 2014-10-23 12:30
This article thanks local elected officials but reading a little more closely you'll see that the community made the decision to get the ball rolling. This is what PB looks like!

http://www.brooklyneagle.com/articles/2014/10/21/mcgolrick-park-neighborhood-alliance-thanks-elected-officials-13m-gift


McGolrick Park Neighborhood Alliance thanks elected officials for $1.3M gift for playground |...
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McGolrick Park Neighborhood Alliance thanks elected officials for $1.3M gift for playground

HELLO GREENPOINT!! Tonight's the night to make your voice heard about how to spe...

Tue, 2014-10-07 14:44
HELLO GREENPOINT!! Tonight's the night to make your voice heard about how to spend $1,000,000 to improve your community!!!


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TONIGHT!! Join Council Member Stephen Levin at the Greenpoint Public Library from 6-8pm Meet your neighbors, brainstorm on how to improve your community and learn more about the Participatory Budgeting Project in NYC! and check this out! http://ideas.pbnyc.org/13/40.70290/-73.98399

City Council has a brand new PBNYC website, making it easier to find info and up...

Tue, 2014-09-30 20:58
City Council has a brand new PBNYC website, making it easier to find info and updates. Check out the list of upcoming assembly dates, and share with your friends! www.council.nyc.gov/pb


Participatory Budgeting
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Assemblies are starting for year 4 of PBNYC, in nearly half the city! See the sc...

Fri, 2014-09-26 10:27
Assemblies are starting for year 4 of PBNYC, in nearly half the city! See the schedule here, and invite your friends! http://pbnyc.org/calendar


Participate! | Participatory Budgeting in New York City
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New York City is experiencing a new kind of democracy. Through Participatory Budgeting, residents of twenty-three Council Districts across the City are directly deciding how to spend $25 million of taxpayer money. From September 2014 to April 2015, community members are exchanging ideas, working tog…

What would you do with $1,000,000 to improve your community? Assemblies are kick...

Thu, 2014-09-25 15:25
What would you do with $1,000,000 to improve your community? Assemblies are kicking off, join us! See the schedule of assemblies at http://pbnyc.org/calendar


How Would You Spend One Million Dollars?

Through Participatory Budgeting, New Yorkers like YOU are deciding how their tax dollars are spent. Come out to a meeting in your neighborhood this fall to propose…

We are proud and excited to be kicking off neighborhood assemblies - Corey Johns...

Fri, 2014-09-12 10:21
We are proud and excited to be kicking off neighborhood assemblies - Corey Johnson and D3 are getting excited too!


Participatory Budgeting: Involvement is Easy and Important
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BY COREY JOHNSON COUNCIL MEMBER, DISTRICT 3 | How would you spend $1 million dollars in your community? Would you build a new playground? Would you invest in new technology equipment for your local library or school? Maybe there’s a notoriously bad intersection in the neighborhood and you have a g…

The first #PBNYC neighborhood assembly is MONDAY, September 8th in #ForestHills...

Wed, 2014-09-03 11:06
The first #PBNYC neighborhood assembly is MONDAY, September 8th in #ForestHills #Queens!! Council Member Karen Koslowitz, hope your inaugural cycle of #participatorybudgeting is a huge success!!


You Can Help Decide How to Spend $1M in Budget Funds in Forest Hills - Forest Hills -...
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Locals are invited to participate in a series of upcoming “neighborhood assemblies.”

TONIGHT! Join Community Voices Heard's Chistopher King & The Participatory Budge...

Thu, 2014-08-21 10:49
TONIGHT! Join Community Voices Heard's Chistopher King & The Participatory Budgeting Project's Pam Jennings at LOCAL MATTERS for a discussion about expanding democracy and local power. Brooklyn Friends Meeting House, 110 Schermerhorn Street. 7pm.


LOCAL MATTERS: This is what Democracy Should Look Like
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Come and learn how the campaigns currently underway on these issues are working to bring a real and more inclusive democracy to New York.

When our intern shines, we shine. #DamiIroko #HisStory Participatory Budgeting i...

Fri, 2014-08-15 15:55
When our intern shines, we shine. #DamiIroko #HisStory Participatory Budgeting in New York City Follow Us on Twitter @PB_NYC
http://www.participatorybudgeting.org/stories/damilola-iroko/


Damilola Iroko
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Dami served as a CUNY Service Corps intern in PBNYC’s 45th District. Read his story.

Would you like to work for PBNYC as a targeted constituency liaison or a canvass...

Fri, 2014-08-08 16:32
Would you like to work for PBNYC as a targeted constituency liaison or a canvasser? Know someone who wants to make a difference and has great experience? Check this posting out for more info! http://www.idealist.org/view/job/4TngkTpdDK5P/


Job (New York): Participatory Budgeting NYC Community Liaisons &
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PBNYC Cycle 4 Community Liaisons & Canvassers Job Descriptions Who we are: PBNYC is Participatory Budgeting in New York City. NYC is experiencing a new kind

With 23 districts participating, we need all hand's on deck to make PBNYC a big...

Thu, 2014-08-07 13:41
With 23 districts participating, we need all hand's on deck to make PBNYC a big success!! Please consider joining the PBNYC volunteer team, or tell your friends!!


Volunteer (New York): Join the PBNYC Facilitation and Outreach Teams!
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Do you have a couple of hours a month to give to your community? The New York City Council: http://council.nyc.gov/html/action/pb.shtml, the Participatory

Participatory Budgeting was talked about at Citizen Action's Justice Works Confe...

Tue, 2014-08-05 20:08
Participatory Budgeting was talked about at Citizen Action's Justice Works Conference this past weekend in Albany, and mentioned in the Albany Times Union. Perhaps we'll soon see PB around New York in places outside of NYC....

http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/Activists-meet-to-hone-skills-5668128.php


Activists meet to hone skills
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Describing themselves as disenfranchised, activists and social justice organizers met over the weekend at the Justice Works conference to share inspiration and new strategies, organizers said. The meeting drew 425 people from across the state representing labor unions, the campaign to raise the mini…

OpEd in City Limits about Participatory Budgeting expansion and institutionaliza...

Sat, 2014-07-26 09:21
OpEd in City Limits about Participatory Budgeting expansion and institutionalization in NYC.

www.citylimits.org

(http://www.citylimits.org/conversations/262/participatory-budgeting-what-s-the-potential)


City Limits | New York City Non-Profit Investigative News, Jobs, Resources - CityLimits.org
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City Limits is a New York City-based non-profit that strengthens community engagement on civic, economic, and social justice issues. We fulfill our mission by publishing investigative journalism, creating new media and convening conversations that increase public awareness. We publish CityLimits.org

“I have watched people’s reaction...People just want to be involved in how their...

Thu, 2014-07-24 13:19
“I have watched people’s reaction...People just want to be involved in how their government works and feel like they have a say,” Council Member Mark Weprin said. “People feel like they have skin in the game."


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"So all of you out there who are still skeptical saying, ‘Oh is this a real idea...

Wed, 2014-07-23 21:04
"So all of you out there who are still skeptical saying, ‘Oh is this a real idea?’ This is a great idea and a great way to get the public involved.” Council Member Mark S. Weprin, former PB skeptic.


Participatory Budgeting Gleefully Expands at City Council
observer.com
City Council members gleefully celebrated

PBNYC is expanding big time - to 22 districts and over $25 million this fall! Se...

Wed, 2014-07-23 14:09
PBNYC is expanding big time - to 22 districts and over $25 million this fall! See this press release from Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito for the full details.


Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and New York City Council Announce Expansion of Participatory...
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Today, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and the New York City Council announced the expansion of participatory budgeting to 22 districts that will designate over $25 million toward locally-developed projects, proposals, and initiatives in the next budgetary cycle. The expansion more than doubles the number of participating districts and represents a nearly 80% increase in funding allocated for participatory budgeting from the previous fiscal year.

Want to help participatory budgeting grow? Apply for a paid fall internship with...

Tue, 2014-07-08 17:59
Want to help participatory budgeting grow? Apply for a paid fall internship with The Participatory Budgeting Project! Deadline is August 3rd.



Jobs & Internships
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Program, Design and Communications internships (Deadline: August 3, 2014)