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: Miami GP To Join F1 Calendar From 2022 In 10-Year Deal
Fulton co-founded the Miami Gardens-based Trayvon Martin Foundation following her son’s deadly encounter with George Zimmerman back in 2012.READ MORE: Hollywood PD Investigating After Body Found In Burning Car
Fulton says since her son’s death, she has advocated to make South Florida communities safer.MORE NEWS: FEMA-Funded Vaccine Sites To Resume Administering First Doses Of Pfizer Vaccine With J&J Shot Paused
Some of the other issues she wants to take on include affordable living and wages.