MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The mother of Trayvon Martin says she is running for Miami-Dade County Commissioner.

Sybrina Fulton will launch her campaign for the District 1 seat on Monday afternoon.

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Fulton co-founded the Miami Gardens-based Trayvon Martin Foundation following her son’s deadly encounter with George Zimmerman back in 2012.

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Fulton says since her son’s death, she has advocated to make South Florida communities safer.

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Some of the other issues she wants to take on include affordable living and wages.