Press Releases

5/1/12: CVH Echoes Public Support for Innovative Models for City Council Discretionary Funding

Community Voices Heard encouraged by Citizens Union's support for innovative pilot programs such as Participatory Budgeting; Pilot cycle of PB saw participation of more than 6,000 New Yorkers

NEW YORK, NY (05/01/2012) -- Agnes Rivera, co-chair of the Community Voices Heard Board of Directors, provided the following statement regarding the release today of a new report by Citizens Union of the City of New York on recommended reforms to the New York City Council discretionary funding system: