PB Scotland attends participatory budgeting events around Scotland, capturing the energy and learning at each event through a range of media, including photos, videos and interviews. Get in touch if you are organising a local PB event that you would like us to cover.
Leith Chooses introduces an innovative way to actively include members of the Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) communities in Leith, but how? David Reilly went along to their event in February and shares all in this blog.
Paul Nelis reflects on Letham4All’s approach to voting. The community-led group used multiple methods of voting to engage the wider community. At the voting event in February 2019 they had collected 1,452 votes by using ballot boxes, online voting and in person voting. Around 10% of the population had their say.
Fiona Garven, SCDC Director, is joined by Evelyn O’Donnell from Glasgow City Council and Rosie Ilett from Child Poverty Action Group to talk about how participatory budgeting (PB) is developing in Glasgow.
The Scottish Government has announced the latest round of the Community Choices Fund, giving community organisations and community councils an opportunity to run their own participatory budgeting (PB) events.