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.READ MORE: FHP Confirms Fatality After Tanker Truck That Drove Off Highway In Davie Catches Fire
Fulton co-founded the Miami Gardens-based Trayvon Martin Foundation following her son’s deadly encounter with George Zimmerman back in 2012.READ MORE: ‘Get The Shot Today': Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried Urging Vaccinations As Florida COVID Cases Skyrocket
Fulton says since her son’s death, she has advocated to make South Florida communities safer.MORE NEWS: Miami PD Searching For Hit-&-Run Driver Who Struck Motorcyclist
Some of the other issues she wants to take on include affordable living and wages.