Resolution: to work together to improve the quality of life for everyone in Elgin St. Thomas
Sponsor: Elgin St. Thomas Community Leaders' Cabinet
We believe: Individuals are only as healthy as the community they live in (social determinants of health).
We believe: All residents have the right to the healthiest life possible (health equity)
We believe: Quality of life is dependent on strong leadership in the government, business and social/voluntary sectors of the community (cross sectoral collaboration)
We believe: No person or group working in isolation can solve complex problems (collective impact)
We believe: Involving individuals, groups and communities as part of the solution is critical (community engagement)
We believe: Elgin St. Thomas is an amazing community with many wonderful assets (asset-based)
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the following organizations committee to working collectively to improve the quality of life in Elgin St. Thomas. WE BELIEVE that through strong cross-sectoral leadership that includes recognition of mutual interests, strong alliances, shared objectives and mutually reinforcing activities, the Cabinet will engage the community in a long-term process to improve and sustain the quality of life in Elgin St. Thomas.
Mayor Heather Jackson
City of St. Thomas