PXU Participatory Budgeting Toolkit
A Guide to the 2020 - 2021 School Safety Process
A change agent may be a student, staff, and/or parent/guardian who champions an idea and supports campus/site level committee work.
District Accountability Committee
District leaders representing appropriate Divisions to ensure compliance, feasibility, financing, and implementation. Receives and reviews all project proposals and makes recommendations for final approval. Committee members will be available for vetting and collaboration.
District Steering Committee
The District Steering Committee is representative of two co-chairs representing each site stakeholder group. This committee will attend all District PB Workshops and take information back to their site committees.
Ensure that every person within each stakeholder group can have equal power over budgetary decision-making related to school safety.
Community partners who assist in mobilizing stakeholder groups with intentional outreach to marginalized stakeholders regarding idea collection and voter participation.
The act of including someone, something, or a group of people; making sure that everyone’s voice is heard. Creating space for everyone to participate.
The number of District Steering committee members required to be present to make official decisions.
Each stakeholder group will have a site committee consisting of members from the school community.
Site Committee Co-Chairs
Each committee will identify two chairs to represent the committee on the District Steering Committee and support the Stakeholder Sponsor in leading the process.
The lead facilitator at the site level for the Student, Staff or Parent/Guardian PB process.
Openness and honesty about the way the decisions are made, ideas collected, ballot initiatives, voter turnout, etc.