Participatory Budgeting in Arizona

Dr. Chad E Gestson quote

Phoenix Union High School District (PUHSD) is the first district in the U.S. to implement the PB process.

  • Piloted in 5 public high schools in early 2017
  • Nearly 4,000 students created real change with real money on each campus
  • More than $55,000 in district funds have been allocated for school improvement projects
  • 20 PUHSD schools are expected to participate by 2018