PBNYC: The People's Budget
Join this participatory budgeting cycle in your City Council District!
1) Open up Government
Allow residents a greater role in local spending decisions and inspire increased transparency in New York City government.
2) Expand Civic Engagement
Engage more people in politics and in their communities, particularly marginalized groups: young people, people of color, immigrants, low-income people, the formerly incarcerated and others.
3) Develop New Community Leaders
Build the skills, knowledge, and capacity of community members.
4) Build Community
Inspire people to more deeply engage in their communities and create new networks, organizations, and community economic opportunity.
5) Make Public Spending More Equitable
Generate spending decisions that are fairer, so resources go where they are most needed.