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A push for positive change in West Palm Beach

Posted at 5:58 PM, Jun 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-29 17:58:55-04

Dozens of people walked to City Hall today hoping to have their voices heard by West Palm Beach Commissioners.

The group is called "A time for change Palm Beach County." One of the group's leaders, David Rae, says this is a call to action.

Monday afternoon the group and other community members met on the 500 block of Clematis Street at the "I Can't Breathe" mural and walked to City Hall where they will hand deliver comment cards asking for a number of changes in the city, including a police advisory board.

Rae said, “The way I look at it and I think we’re trying to figure out the best wording for it is, reallocation of funds, the demilitarization of police, a community appointed board of advisors that review these things that go on in our city and accountability.”

Rae says the goal is to rally for more accountability and inspire others to speak up and get involved with local government.