2017 EPC Nominee: Susan Kwong

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Everyday Political Citizen Tuesday, November 14, 2017 View Count = 1116

2017 EPC Nominee: Susan Kwong

Susan Kwong EPC


Susan Kwong of Richmond Hill, ON, was nominated by David Meyers 

Susan Kwong has been advancing citizen participation in Canada’s democracy for over 10 years. She organized for 8 years with Olivia Chow, former Toronto Councillor and MP, and actively serves on the Institute for Change Leaders Board as civic training facilitator.

Susan coordinates the work of Toronto’s CommitmentTOCommunity coalition, partnering with non-profits to provide civic training and supports that help hundreds of residents each year to effectively influence government through deputing at council, organizing civic campaigns, town halls and more.

Susan’s work has long been driven by a mission to help build a stronger democracy where all residents can influence government and contribute to building equitable communities.
Her collaborative organizing and civic work with marginalized communities empower residents from several equity seeking groups, to more effectively amplify their aspirations for a more equal city.

Through Susan’s work, service providers and neighbourhoods gained more everyday political citizens, thereby strengthening our democracy.

Do you know an #EPCitizen like Susan?
Nominate them today!


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Samara's Everyday Political Citizen celebrates positive political role models and builds a culture of positive politics in Canada. Conducted coast-to-coast-to-coast, the contest aims to recognize the rich diversity of politics and democracy in Canada, crowdsourcing hundreds of nominations from Canadians like you. Read more about Everyday Political Citizen, see more nominations, or submit your own nomination.

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