The People's Money (2022-2023)
Your Money, Your Community, Your Voice.
109/19/2022 - 11/18/2022
From September through November of 2022, New Yorkers were invited 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.
211/19/2022 - 02/24/2023
From December, 2022 through February, 2023, resident committees reviewed and evaluated projects that come out of the idea generation phase. They then further developed ideas into proposals and selected the final project proposals to be placed on the ballots. Ballot creation and translation will take place during March-April, 2023.
305/10/2023 - 06/25/2023
From May 10th through June 25th, 2023, all New Yorkers, ages 11 or up, regardless of immigration status, will have the opportunity to vote to fund projects in their borough and/or neighborhood. Residents will enter their zip codes to determine the ballot they receive
406/26/2023 - 06/30/2024
The organizations responsible for implementing the projects will be announced publicly by mid-October. The CEC will work closely with the implementing organizations over the course of the year to ensure they are supported, projects are effectively monitored, and are completed successfully.