San José Budget Games 2012

On Saturday, January 21, 2012, The Innovation Games Company and the City of San José , CA, will host the second annual Budget Games event at City Hall in San José, CA . The specially-designed version of the Innovation Game Buy a Feature was first used in 2011 to help the Mayor’s office get actionable feedback from community leaders. Unlike other methods (such as rank-choice voting or surveys), Budget Games encourages collaboration and negotiation and provides insight into the how and why behind decisions.

Community leaders and San Jose, CA residents participate in the first Budget Games on January 29, 2011.

The 2012 San José  Budget Games will be part of the City of San José Neighborhood Associations/Youth Commission 2012-2013 Budget Priority Setting Session. More than 100 community leaders will participate, along with officials from City government and agencies and more than 30 Innovation Games Trained Facilitators and observers.

Residents of the City of San José  who are interested in participating can register here.

San José Neighborhood Associations/Youth Commission 2012-2013 Budget Priority Setting Session
Where: City Hall, San José, CA; 200 East Santa Clara St, San José, CA, 95113, Wing 118-120 Committee Rooms
When: Jan. 21, 2012; 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM
What: In-Person Budget Prioritization Exercises
Who: 100s of community leaders and San José, CA, residents. 30+ Innovation Games Trained Facilitators and Observers. 30+ city leaders and subject matter experts.

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