Participatory Democracy


A PARTICIPATORY DEMOCRACY

This is a democracy that allows people to define their needs and actively develop the solution that meet those needs. We work to re-imagine the notion of democracy in New York and beyond by developing new ways for people to directly shape the direction their community takes.

East Harlem Community Educational Forum: Neighborhood Planning & Rezoning

NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING & REZONING

DEFINING THE FUTURE OF OUR EAST HARLEM / EL BARRIO

COMMUNITY EDUCATION FORUM - MAY 20TH

The Mayor has announced that East Harlem is one of the communities that is set to be rezoned to facilitate building more affordable housing. As the City considers these zoning changes, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito has formed a Neighborhood Study Steering Committee, which will ensure that a broader set of neighborhood needs is being considered and that the voice of the community informs the proposal.

Voting Kicks off for Cycle IV of Participatory Budgeting NYC!

THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
City Hall -- New York, NY 10007

**For Immediate Release**

April 9, 2015

Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and New York City Council Members Kick off Voting for 2014-2015 Participatory Budgeting Cycle

From April 11th to April 19th, New Yorkers across 24 Council Districts will vote directly on nearly $30 million dollars in locally-developed capital projects

NYC Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito Announces New Resources and New Decision-Making Power for NYC Housing Authority Residents

El Barrio, NY - At her first State of the City Address at Johnson Houses in East Harlem, NYC Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito put her long-standing commitment to public housing into motion. Not only was it significant that this was the first time a Speaker has given such an address in public housing, but Speaker Mark-Viverito also demonstrated her commitment to the preservation and improvement of the critical public housing stock in NYC.

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