What does your neighborhood need? Improved parks? Safer streets? New school technology? New York City is experiencing a new kind of democracy. Through Participatory Budgeting, residents of eight Council Districts have directly decided how to spend $15 million of public money. Through April 2014, community members will be exchanging ideas, working together to turn ideas into project proposals, and voting to decide what proposals get funded.
Visit http://pbnyc.org/ to learn more!
In Brooklyn’s 39th District, this year’s vote will be held on April 5, 2014 and April 6, 2014. To find out more about the 2014 project proposals, visit the PB Expo on Wednesday, March 19th from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm at Camp Friendship (339 8th St., Brooklyn, NY 11215).