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Participatory Budgeting Conference

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Participatory Budgeting Conference

Time: March 30, 2012 to March 31, 2012
Location: New York
Event Type: conference
Organized By: Participatory Budgeting Organization
Latest Activity: Feb 12, 2012

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Comment by Sharon M. Meagher on February 12, 2012 at 9:40am

PARTICIPATORY BUDGETING IN THE US AND CANADA: INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE--MARCH 30-31, 2012 NEW YORK CITY

Join us in New York City to learn about a new type of democracy! After spreading around the world for over 20 years, “Participatory Budgeting” is making waves in the United States and Canada. It is giving people the power to make real decisions over the budgets that affect their lives–and it may soon be coming to a city and/or university near you!

We’re thrilled to announce the first batch of confirmed speakers for the PB conference:     New York City Council Member Brad Lander     New York City Council Member Melissa Mark-Viverito     New York City Council Member Eric Ulrich     New York City Council Member Jumaane Williams     Chicago Alderman Joe Moore     Erik Olin Wright, University of Wisconsin, Madison     Cezar Busatto, Municipal Secretary for Political Coordination and Local Governance, City of Porto Alegre, Brazil     Yves Cabannes, University College London     Gianpaolo Baiocchi, Brown University     Giovanni Allegretti, University of Coimbra, Portugal     Jez Hall, The PB Unit, UK     Josh Lerner, The Participatory Budgeting Project     Michael Menser, Brooklyn College (CUNY)     Rachel LaForest, The Right to the City Alliance     Sondra Youdelman, Community Voices Heard     Caron Atlas, Arts & Democracy Project

CO SPONSORS:     The Right to the City Alliance     The National Coalition for Dialogue and Deliberation     The Public Philosophy Network     Planners Network     Arts & Democracy Project

REGISTRATION is now open–and space is limited, so please reserve your spot soon! There is a sliding scale conference fee, from $10 for low-income people to $50 for full registration. Register at http://pbconference.wordpress.com/

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