Project Lead: Matthew Slaats

Location: Charlotesville, VA

Partner Organizations: Pause Lab, City of Charlotessville, NEA, Thomas Jefferson Planning District

Description: Inspired by the international participatory budgeting project, BeCville pairs artists and community members together to use the arts as a means for making neighborhood investments. The project, in partnership with public housing, local schools, and the local planning district, aims to develop new modes of deep community engagement that rests on the creativity of local neighborhoods and allows them to define a vision for their city.