Joey Abrenilla issues pledge, gains momentum

Community News & Features Aug 22, 2014 at 4:50 pm

Joey-AbrenillaTCDSB Ward 5 Trustee Candidate

With few weeks to go before the Toronto municipal elections on October 27, 2014, Toronto Catholic District School Board Trustee Candidate Joey Abrenilla is reported to be accelerating his drive to win and represent Catholic residents and ratepayers, particularly Filipino Canadians and newer immigrants, in Ward 5. Joey’s growing number of supporters proudly claimed that he is gaining appreciable electoral momentum leading to the homestretch.

Abrenilla , a licensed Ontario occupational therapist and strong Catholic advocate & community youth leader, is working hard meeting and engaging in conversations with residents ,young- and- old alike, and his supporters promoting his platform for youth empowerment and transformation initiatives combined by the cherished ideals and values of authentic Catholicism in Toronto’s public-supported education system.

A devout Catholic and true to his faith-filled character, Joey pledges that once elected as a Trustee, he will be fully committed in supporting board policies and programs of focusing on “student achievement and well-being based on solid Catholic values and good governance”. He will be ready to participate in the process of sustainable renewal and transformation, especially in exploring desirable components “for continued growth and development of academic programs through innovative classroom practices, effective community connections, responsible decision-making, sound communications and consultative budget- making process”.

In playing up and bringing his message of faith and hope, Joey purposefully continued joining and supporting worthwhile activities in the community. Among the events were: the Feast of Our Lady of the Assumption, Mary Lake Pilgrimage, Martyr Shrine Midland Pilgrimage, Answering the Cry of the Poor (Ancop) meetings, Taste of Manila Street Festival and broadcast interviews at PinoyRadio andCyberPinoy Radio.

A pro-life and pro-family advocate, Abrenilla has been unconditionally endorsed by Toronto’s Campaign Life Coalition. To ensure a reasonable approach to meeting expectations , Joey aims to focus and reinforce the core purpose of living the true faith with meaningful actions.(TSJ