PB Long Beach is an innovative democratic process that gives local residents the power to decide how to spend city capital funds in their districts. Click here to read more.
PB Long Beach is a partnership of District 9 Councilmember Rex Richardson's Empower Uptown Project and the Participatory Budgeting Project, a non-profit organization. Click the logos below to download an image file.
In the Press
Gazettes | "Ninth District Leads Way with Participatory Budgeting"
California Economic Summit | "Long Beach lets citizens decide how to spend piece of infrastructure dollars (VIDEO)"
Gazettes | Richardson Looks To Empower Residents With City Council Transition
Long Beach Post | "Councilmember-Elect Rex Richardson Brings Participatory Budgeting to 9th District"
Photos & Videos
Photos: Click here for a slideshow of pictures of the Empower Uptown Participatory Budgeting process.
Real Money, Real Power: Participatory Budgeting 2014
Dinero de Verdad, Poder de Verdad: El Presupuesto Participativo
Empower Uptown: Participatory Budgeting in District 9
What is Participatory Budgeting?