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Joan Mavrinac Answers Re: Community Engagement and Empowerment

1. I think that community advocacy is one of the great strengths of West Windsor.There are a significant number of formal and informal groups who have come together to address issues that are important to them.As a Council member, I think that making myself available to these groups, familiarizing myself with their objectives and helping them along in any way that I might would be my role. Networking groups with the resources they might need, as well as facilitating access to City administration and City resources.

2. This is a very important issue to me.I will resist the sale of any park. The more park space and better use of park facilities has a direct co-relation with the health of communities.The Windsor-Essex population suffers from unusually high rates of Type 2 Diabetes, Cardiac disease and Obesity.We need to help our residents young and old to adopt healthy habits and exercise.Green space in a community can play a significant role in keeping the population healthy.

As I have wa…

John Elliott Answers Re: Community Engagement and Empowerment