We send our deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Patrick Lyoya and to the community

The tragic death of Patrick Lyoya leaves us heartbroken and reeling, with endless questions about what happened and why. In times like this it’s essential to support those who experience pain, feel loss or struggle to process recent events. We are one community with a long history of compassion and caring for our families, friends and neighbors. We stand together to listen, learn, mourn, heal and actively advocate for each other’s dignity, rights and wellbeing.
 
In times like this, if you are experiencing pain, feeling loss or are struggling to process recent events, refer to the directories of providers at https://www.mhcocgr.org, opens a new window and https://www.mi211.org., opens a new window
 
Kent District Library is committed to the lifelong journey of anti-racism work. The public library will always stand as an institution of enlightenment and as a hub of the community, serving and including everyone, no matter their race, religion or sexual orientation. We exist to further all people. We do so because the differences between individuals make us a stronger society.
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