“She treated us like we bring valid ideas to the table:” Youth experiences of a youth-led participatory budgeting process


By bhadmin February 2, 2021

Youth-led participatory budgeting is one mechanism for engaging youth in governmental decision-making.Youth desired on-going training and support from adult allies throughout the participatory budgeting process.Through participatory budgeting, youth learned about the inner workings of city government and experienced a sense of legitimacy in decision-making.Youth-led participatory budgeting has potential for engaging diverse youth constituencies in community decision-making.

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