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Mayor Nelson: 'Black lives matter in Edmonds and in this country'

Equity and justice advisory task force to be established


Last updated 6/4/2020 at 11:02am

Edmonds Mayor Mike Nelson

Edmonds Mayor Mike Nelson released the following statement Monday, June 1.

Black Lives Matter to me. Black lives matter in Edmonds and in this country. We cannot continue to allow any members of our community to be oppressed by systemic injustice and violence.

Those of us in local government must take a hard look within, listen, have honest conversations, be open to real change, and take tangible actions to support our African American residents.

That is why today I am announcing the formation of Equity and Justice Advisory Task Force to help identify and correct issues of systemic and imp...

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