Participatory Budgeting in District 36 saw over 2,000 ballots cast this year. Results are included below, and the winning projects are:

  1. Make It Cool To Learn — 1,417 votes
    $450,000 for A/C installation at P.S. 23 Carter G Woodson Elementary
  2. Upgrade Tompkin’s Children’s Park — 1,384 votes
    $500,000 for a new playground at Tompkins Houses
  3. Microphone Check! 1-2! 1-2! — 1,094 votes
    $100,000 for auditorium sound system and projector upgrades at P.S. 23

A special thank you to all the volunteers, interns, facilitators, committee members, delegates, outreach teams, and voters for you invaluable contribution to and participation in this process, and also to the schools and community establishments that offered up their space for vote week.

This is what democracy looks like!