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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