The People's Budget
your voice, your choice
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Community Idea Collection is finished! Community members came together and put forward over 475 ideas for the Seattle People's Budget.
We are now officially in the Proposal Development phase (August 14 - September 15) of the participatory budgeting process! Our budget delegates are diligently collaborating with city department officials to turn your ideas into official proposals.
Want the latest updates? Join us for the $27 Million Community Check-In, on Saturday, September 9, 2023, from 1-3 p.m. at Rainier Beach Community Center. Learn mo...
Wow! We have almost 250 proposals from you in our Online Idea Collection Portal. Don't hesitate! Add yours today. Here are a few ideas we've heard for what people across Seattle would like to see in their community:
New affordable housing
Youth healing programs
Gun violence reduction programs
Community mental health teams
Vocational job training and skill building courses
Are you ready to submit your idea? The Online Idea Collection Portal will be open through Friday, 8/11. This is your chance to shift power and re-shape Seattle neighborhoods as we collectively decide how to spend $27 million ...
What would you like to see in your community? What are your ideas to improve Seattle's neighborhoods? Dream big!
During the Idea Collection phase of Seattle's participatory budgeting process, community members share their ideas for how the city should spend $27 million in public funds. Your ideas will get turned into proposals that the whole Seattle community will vote on across five focus areas: housing and physical spaces, mental health, youth and children, economic development, and crisis and wellness.
This participatory process is powered by you. We're putting the mic in your hands, asking...
Summertime in Seattle is here! As we transition into a new season, the Seattle PB process is also transitioning into a new phase, the Design Phase! Below, you can find updates, important information, and opportunities for this process.
PB Process Updates
- The Seattle Community Jury has officially selected the Steering Committee, Lived Experience & Outreach Workgroup, the Accountability and Restorative & Proactive Workgroup, the Budget Delegate & Facilitation Workgroup, and the Data & Evaluation Workgroup!!
- We are officially in the Design Phase of the Seattle PB Process! The Steering Committee is c ...