Children’s Aid Society

Everyone Counts: Could “Participatory Budgeting” Change Democracy?

Posted on July 10, 2017

Everyone Counts: Could “Participatory Budgeting” Change Democracy?, by Josh Lerner, PhD, published by Cornell University Press, 2014.

When was the last time you brought together hundreds of students, family members, and teachers to decide together how to govern a school? Community engagement is hard, but there’s a new tool to make it easier and more effective: participatory budgeting (PB). In the short book Everyone Counts: Could “Participatory Budgeting” Change Democracy? Josh Lerner shows how PB is engaging diverse communities by giving them real power over real money.

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http://www.childrensaidsociety.org/community-schools/partnership-press/june-2017/whats-informing-our-thinking


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