Jo Anne Simon – Brooklyn Borough President Candidate

Jo Anne grew up in a working class neighborhood in Yonkers, NY. She was the oldest girl in a family of five. She learned early the value of family, commitment and respect for others from her father and mother, the daughter of Italian immigrants. She brought these values to her profession and her community advocacy. Since 1981, Jo Anne has made her home in Brooklyn, where she earned a reputation as an effective community leader. Jo Anne has worked throughout Brooklyn’s communities to change the way decisions are made so as to increase environmental justice and bring fiscal responsibility to the public agenda, increase affordable housing, street safety and access to education. Read about her bid to be Brooklyn’s Borough President at

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