This post was submitted by guest blogger Becca Schofield, member of the PB Steering Committee.
From March 22-28, the City of Cambridge is holding a Participatory Budgeting VOTE for all residents 12 and older. Hundreds of people have submitted ideas for projects that would improve the City – this week, we get to choose which projects the City will implement.
The Chronicle recently published a story on PB in Cambridge. Check it out!
Thank you to everyone who volunteered as a Budget Delegate! Between now and March, Budget Delegates are going to be hard at work doing research, community assessments, and site visits to narrow down the list of 380 submitted ideas into 20 project proposals for the ballot.
Watch this video to see why one young man chose to be a Budget Delegate in New York City's PB process:
We are still looking for people to volunteer as Budget Delegates and Committee Facilitators!
The proposal development phase from January-March is where many key decisions will be made, including which projects will appear on the ballot in March. Be part of that decision!Read more
Last night's PB Assembly at the Frisoli Youth Center was a success!