This year was the debut of the People’s Money, the first citywide Mayoral participatory budgeting (PB) process in New York City, which is separate from the Participatory Budgeting process held by the City Council. The East Flatbush Community Development Corporation participated in Phase 1 idea generation phase event that was held at Brooklyn Museum, November 6, 2022.
The different phases being explained to audience members.
Participants broke into groups to discuss their ideas for potential projects.
The People's Bus was on display for people in the community to view and interact with.
People in the audience listen attentively as the process is explained.
Participants were asked to put their money in priority areas.
The public was asked to engage in telling the NYC Civic Engagement Commission to share their top priorities.