October 8, 2022 - October 10, 2022
PBP’s Youth-Led Participatory Budgeting Conference
The Participatory Budgeting Project
Sign up to attend our national YOUTH-LED Participatory Budgeting conference and join a cohort of 50 young people who will learn how youth and governments have shared power in cities, schools, & organizations across the country!
WHAT: A three-day virtual gathering & immersive experience planned and hosted by youth where you’ll learn everything about Participatory Budgeting from the young leaders and youth champions who have been doing it!
WHEN: Saturday, October 8th – Monday Oct. 10th
WHAT KINDS OF SESSIONS CAN I EXPECT?
MOCK PB PROCESS Learn all the steps of PB by participating in an immersive mock PB process
PUTTING THE YOU IN YOUTH NEEDS ASSESSMENTS (Panel Discussion) Hear how governments and youth have worked together to identify youth needs
LEARNING FROM THE PAST, INNOVATING OUR PRESENT (Panel Discussion or 4-10 min presentation) Discussions between elder & youth leaders showcasing power-sharing & collaboration between institutions & young people
DESIGNING FOR INCLUSION: YOUTH-LED INNOVATIONS (Panel Discussion) Hear about the creative strategies young people have used to engage their communities in PB & what they’ve learned about community engagement by thinking outside the box
PARTICIPATORY DEMOCRACY IN PRACTICE (PD) (Panel Discussion) Discussions on other forms of participatory democracy. Can include (but not limited to) participatory justice, participatory policy-making, resident assemblies, etc.)