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Participate as a Budget Delegate or Volunteer

Budget Delegates make the real work of PBNYC possible. Budget Delegates meet regularly in the fall and early winter to determine their community’s needs, project feasibility and work with city agencies and staff to develop proposals for their districts ballot.

Delegates must be at least 11 years old (or at least in 6th grade) and have a meaningful connection to the district. For example, live in the district, work in the district, own a business in the district, attend school in the district, or be a parent of a child attending school in the district.

There is a wide range of volunteer opportunities available through PBNYC:

Volunteer as a Poll Worker

Poll Workers are community members like you, who help coordinate and operate vote sites during Vote Week. After receiving training on voting rules and procedures, you may assist for a few hours or a few days.

Join your District Committee

Each participating Council Member convenes a District Committee that meets regularly to provide oversight and assists with planning throughout the PBNYC process. The District Committee should be representative of the entire district, both geographically and demographically. Are you interested in helping to ensure that PBNYC reaches everyone in your district? Would you like to provide input on outreach strategy and strengthen community participation?

Delegates, Volunteers, and Poll Workers make the real work of participatory budgeting possible. Sign up now to volunteer.

Please contact pbnyc@council.nyc.gov with any additional questions.

Find out if your District is taking part below.

1 Margaret S. Chin Manhattan
2 Carlina Rivera Manhattan
3 Corey Johnson Manhattan
4 Keith Powers Manhattan
5 Ben Kallos Manhattan
6 Helen Rosenthal Manhattan
7 Mark Levine Manhattan
8 Diana Ayala Manhattan/Bronx
9 Bill Perkins Manhattan
10 Ydanis Rodriguez Manhattan
13 Mark Gjonaj Bronx
15 Ritchie J. Torres Bronx
16 Vanessa L. Gibson Bronx
19 Paul Vallone Queens
22 Costa Constantinides Queens
26 Jimmy Van Bramer Queens
27 I. Daneek Miller Queens
28 Adrienne E. Adams Queens
29 Karen Koslowitz Queens
31 Donovan J. Richards Queens
33 Stephen T. Levin Brooklyn
34 Antonio Reynoso Brooklyn, Queens
35 Laurie A. Cumbo Brooklyn
36 Robert E. Cornegy, Jr. Brooklyn
37 Rafael L. Espinal Jr. Brooklyn
38 Carlos Menchaca Brooklyn
39 Brad Lander Brooklyn
40 Mathieu Eugene Brooklyn
41 Alicka Ampry-Samuel Brooklyn
43 Justin Brannan Brooklyn
45 Farah N. Louis Brooklyn
47 Mark Treyger Brooklyn
49 Deborah Rose Staten Island

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