[act-ma] 3/24 Difficult Dialogs with the Mother of Trayvon Martin
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Wed Mar 2 08:18:52 PST 2016
Difficult Dialogs with Sybrina Fulton
Mother of Trayvon Martin
*We Are All Trayvon
*Thursday, March 24, 2016*
***Bunker Hill Community College Building A Room 300
**Program begins at 1 p.m.
Sybrina Fulton is dedicating her life to transforming family tragedy
into social change. Since the death of her 17 year old son, Trayvon
Martin, during the violent confrontation in 2012, Fulton has become an
inspiring spokesperson for parents and concerned citizens across the
The publicity surrounding Trayvon’s death and the ensuing trial
catapulted the country into national debate. Despite the intense
struggle of losing a child, Fulton has become a role model to many by
turning her grief into advocacy. Remaining strong throughout the trial
and ensuing months, she lends her voice to speak against violence
towards children and the need to build better, safer communities for all.
Her message not only appeals to people’s hearts as it relates to
children, but is also one of hope and change, exemplified by her
personal experiences and endeavors. As a mother, she inspires audiences
to continuously educate their children about civil rights and to help
them feel accepted as part of an ever changing society. An honest and
relatable speaker, Fulton always looks forward sharing her powerful
message with everyone from colleges and legal professionals to community
and family organizations, and all other proponents of social justice.
A Miami native, Fulton graduated from Florida Memorial University, where
she earned a bachelor's degree in English. A proud mother, Fulton worked
for the Miami-Dade County Housing Development Agency for over 25 years,
and is a member of Antioch Missionary Baptist Church of Miami Gardens.
*Free and Open to the Public - Online registration is required.
**Bunker Hill Community College Building A Room 300*
*Building A is the closest to the Orange Line T Stop*
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