MIAMI GARDENS, FLA. (WSVN) - The annual Trayvon Martin Peace Walk and Talk was held in Miami Gardens this weekend.
Participants in Saturday morning’s event celebrated the life and legacy of Trayvon Martin, who was shot and killed in Central Florida in 2012.
In attendance were motivational speakers, local bands and more.
Tracy Martin, Trayvon’s father, told 7News how meaningful this event is.
“It shows the community that we didn’t forget about them, because in our time of need, the community didn’t forget about us,” he said. “It means a lot to us, and it means a lot for the community to come out and still support us 12 years later.”
The event was organized by the Trayvon Martin Foundation, which was started by his parents, The nonprofit organization provides emotional and financial support to families who have lost a child to gun violence.
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