A Research and Evaluation Report on Participatory Budgeting in New York City
Some key findings:
PBNYC expanded from 17,000 active community participants to more than 50,000 participants in one year!
Nearly 60% of PB voters identified as people of color
30% of voters reported an annual household income of $25,000 or below
28% of voters were born outside of the U.S.
Nearly a quarter of voters reported a barrier to voting in regular elections