The People's Money (2022-2023)
Your Money, Your Community, Your Voice.
Thank you to everyone that submitted their ideas online or in-person.
What happened in Phase 1?
From September through November of 2022, we invited New Yorkers to virtual and in-person workshops to learn about the city budget cycle, identify community needs, and brainstorm ideas for expense projects through interactive activities and discussion. Residents were also able to propose ideas and projects online directly on this platform.
Highlights from Phase 1!
- Prior to launching, the CEC led a robust engagement process to solicit proposals from community based organizations and other groups to partner with us to host Idea Generations Sessions across the five boroughs. We received 220 applications, and selected 82 partners. You can view them here.
- The CEC and our 82 partners facilitated 523 Idea Generation sessions across the city through which we engaged 12,344 New Yorkers.
- In addition to sessions facilitated by our partner organizations, the CEC also collaborated with the offices of Borough Presidents to host 5 borough-based Idea Generation Sessions.
- New Yorkers submitted 2,023 ideas for our boroughs and 2,116 ideas for our equity neighborhoods.