51 min

How Do We Ensure our City Budgets Reflect Our Priorities‪?‬ Freedom Dreams

    • Society & Culture

In this episode, we dig into participatory budgeting with Shari Davis, Co-Executive Director of the Participatory Budgeting Project to better understand how an expansion of the democratic process can benefit communities. We also speak with Angelica Chazaro, an organizer with Decriminalize Seattle to discuss Seattle's movement to defund police, as well as PG Watkins, Director of Detroit's Black Bottom Archives, and community organizer about the durational fight for a people's budget in Detroit. 

Want to learn more about how to organize around defunding police and investing in communities?

Interrupting Criminalization's The Demand Is Still Defund report: an excellent resource on how to run #defund budget fights. 

In this episode, we dig into participatory budgeting with Shari Davis, Co-Executive Director of the Participatory Budgeting Project to better understand how an expansion of the democratic process can benefit communities. We also speak with Angelica Chazaro, an organizer with Decriminalize Seattle to discuss Seattle's movement to defund police, as well as PG Watkins, Director of Detroit's Black Bottom Archives, and community organizer about the durational fight for a people's budget in Detroit. 

Want to learn more about how to organize around defunding police and investing in communities?

Interrupting Criminalization's The Demand Is Still Defund report: an excellent resource on how to run #defund budget fights. 

51 min

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