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Councilwoman Brown to host forum Thursday on ‘Participatory Budgeting’ for city,
Vallejo Times Herald, April 26, 2011

Vallejo approves public budgeting process for portion of new sales tax
Vallejo Times Herald, April 19, 2012

Vallejo residents to have say on budget,
CBS News [Video], April 2012

Vallejo Approves First City-Wide Participatory Budgeting Process in US,
Planetizen, April 20, 2012

When Citizens Make a Budget, Can They Look Beyond Their Own Neighborhoods?,
The Atlantic (City Lab), April 25, 2012

Vallejo's innovation push: A city reinvents itself

The Washington Post, May 24, 2012

New first for Vallejo: From bankruptcy to citizen budgeting,
California Forward, November 30, 2012

Participatory Budgeting: Could it work citywide?,
Gapers Block (Chicago), December 17, 2012

Participatory Budgeting: What's is its role?,
Nonprofit Quarterly, April 18, 2013

Vallejo embraces participatory budgeting, lets citizens vote on how to spend money,
California Forward, May 23, 2013

Council accepts PB results,
Vallejo Times Herald, May 30, 2013

Vallejo is Participatory Budgeting Pioneer,
San Francisco Chronicle, June 10 2013 [FRONT PAGE]

Participatory Budgeting: Real Power, Real Decisions, Real Money,
Community Matters (Conference Call Format)

Giving Citizens a Say in City Spending,
Planning Magazine, March 2014

Participatory Budgeting goes to 'Washington',
Sacramento News and Review, May 8, 2014

VIB News Attack, Special Update - Participatory Budgeting with past Vallejo Councilmember Marti Brown
, May 29, 2014 [VIDEO]

Power to the People: The Participatory Budgeting Project Explained,
Access Local TV (Sacramento), June 25, 2014