a city's budget is a massive undertaking requiring give-and-take and
managing man competing values, interests and stakeholders. Making
Memphis and its neighborhoods more vibrant, sustainable, and livable
requires resources. Understanding the city budget process enables
citizen advocates and community groups to better identify available
resources needed and create a viable timeline for neighborhood
offer a City Budget Game to help with this educational process. This
quick workshop places participants into various roles, from public
officials to community advocates, in an imaginary community and then
challenges them to balance the budget. This game sparks some probing
conversations about the investments we make in our communities.
us to schedule one for your classroom or community group.