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Saturday, June 23 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
Our Cities: Participatory Budgeting for Inclusion and Equity

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Participatory Budgeting (PB) has been used in the United States for nearly 10 years in cities, districts and schools. What has the impact been in communities so far? What opportunities are there to use PB to make democracy more equitable and inclusive? In this workshop, we’ll cover PB basics and focus on how people are using this as a way to rebuild civic power.


Olga Bautista

Director of Community Leadership, Our City Our Voice
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Maria Hadden

Executive Director, Our City Our Voice
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Vincent Russell

Graduate Part-Time Instructor, University of Colorado Boulder
I'm a doctoral student studying the ways communicative practices promote democracy, activism, and social justice. For three years, I was the president of the grassroots organizing effort Participatory Budgeting Greensboro that secured the city’s first PB process in 2015 with $500,000... Read More →
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Valerie Warren

Director of Network and Strategic Development, Our City Our Voice
Building power by reclaiming our stories and raising our voices; Organizing the South; Spreadsheets; My teenagers and/or my cats.

Saturday June 23, 2018 11:00am - 12:30pm EDT
HGA Classroom 218