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Do you consider parks an important community asset? Why?

Jessica Cohen

City Council, District 3

I absolutely consider parks an important community asset. We’re not all
rich. We can’t all afford swimming pools and big backyards. Community
parks and pools provide safe places for both children and adults to gather.
They promote community events and encourage community members to
interact with each other. Most importantly, parks provide green spaces
which are healthy for people and promote small ecosystems for local flora
and fauna.