FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 31, 2020
Contact: Sara M. Gaborik, Chair (804)334-4351
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEE RELEASES STATEMENT IN SUPPORT OF PROTESTERS
"We stand with the protesters who are gathering in the names of George Floyd, Ahmaud Aubery, Breonna Taylor and so many other black lives lost to rampant and systemic racism. Too many of your voices are silenced, but we, the Chesterfield Democratic Committee, see, hear, and support you. We will not stand by in silence as injustice occurs around us. We demand the arrest of all officers involved in the killing of George Floyd.
We are at a place in our history where we all must speak out for change. We stand with our brothers and sisters of color in their fight for true equality and fairness.
We commit to
educating ourselves on the issues facing our black community
supporting the lead of organizations working for the black community
providing opportunities for our Democratic leaders to engage and work with the black community
advocating for legislative changes
taking actions to improve the lives of the black community
Black Lives Matter. We will be a vocal and an active part of the solution. That is our commitment."