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Saturday, July 28 • 11:00am - 12:50pm
International Approaches to Participatory Budgeting

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As more and more cities around the world begin to adopt different forms of Participatory Budgeting, the successes and challenges become more stark. In this session, Participatory Budgeting practitioners from Kenya, Madrid, and cities across the US share notes on the state of the movement.

  • Willice Onyango, he/him, @owillice
  • Olga Batista, she/her
  • Melissa Appleton, she/her,
  • Yago Bermejo, he/him, @iacocoba

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Melissa Appleton

Project Manager, Participatory Budgeting Project
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Olga Batista

Our City Our Voice
Olga has dedicated her professional career and efforts to improving the lives of her community members. She has been a Local School Council Parent Representative at John L. Marsh School, a YWCA Crisis Intervention Specialist, a Board Member of the Immigrant Defense Alliance, a board... Read More →
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Yago Bermejo

Director - ParticipaLab, Medialab-Prado
Yago Bermejo is the acting director of ParticipaLab, Collective Intelligence for Democracy Lab (@Participa_Lab) and coordinator of the project which connects Medialab-Prado with the Open Government, Participation and Transparency Area in the city of Madrid. ParticipaLab is centered... Read More →
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Willice Onyango

Director, The Youth Cafe
Willice Onyango is the director of The Youth Cafe ,a youth-run non-profit company that aims to cultivate their voice via national-level governance deliberations. Mr. Onyango represented youth voices at the UN High Level Panel of Eminent Persons on Post 2015. He has spoken at forums... Read More →

Saturday July 28, 2018 11:00am - 12:50pm PDT
5th Floor Room 503

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