participatory budgeting in the houston area

What is participatory budgeting?

Sketch City is working on a participatory budgeting pilot program in the Houston area. But what exactly does that mean?

PB is an easy-to-understand, deliberate way of engaging people in the democratic process. In involves crowdsourcing ideas and letting citizens vote on which ideas get implemented.

Here’s a great video from the Participatory Budgeting Project:

We’re exploring several pilot programs with various municipalities and school districts in the Houston area. If you work for an organization that would like to participate in our pilot, please let us know!

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