Richard A. Ryles palm for Palm Beach County Commissioner District 7

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Richard a. Ryles

Born in West Palm Beach, Attorney Richard A. Ryles is the managing partner of The Ryles Firm where he has specialized in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death for the past 32 years. Upon graduation, Ryles returned to West Palm Beach to begin his career in law and public service.  Attorney Ryles has served as the City commissioner of West Palm Beach District 3, President of the Palm Beach County Black Caucus and Chairman of the West Palm Beach Housing Authority. Attorney Ryles commitment to service extends far beyond the courtroom his enthusiasm and dedication and commitment to justice sets him apart. Ryles is the founder of the Black Unity Coalition, a group of community based organizations organized to provide assistance to the residents of color in the Ft. Meyers community in the aftermath of hurricane Ian.  Ryles’ commitment to service has also taken him to the island of Haiti in order to assist Haitian citizens in the aftermath of hurricanes and the earthquake of 2010.  Ryles’ personal mottos is, “to whom much is given, much is required in return.” Ryles is a member of Pride of Palm Beach #447 Masonic Lodge and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. He is the proud father of five adult children, Tomirror, Randall , Jalen, Jourdan and Richard Ryles, Jr.

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What I Will Fight For

Response to Homeless

Job Training

Provide job training assistance for the underserved

First-Time Home Buyers

Funding for first-time home buyers and renters

Senior Housing

Funding for Senior housing and repair for those on fixed incomes

Child Care

Funding for Daycare and Aftercare for Single Mothers

Local Businesses

The growth of local Businesses through incentive and loan programs

Concert and Entertainment venue

Provide funding for concert and entertainment venue in District 7

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The Coalition for Black Student Achievement introduces its "Black Facts Not Fiction" campaign during the Palm Beach County School Board meeting Wednesday in response to Florida's new standards for teaching African American history, which has since sparked controversy....

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The Black Unity Coalition, a Palm Beach County based group, is headed to Fort Myers to bring hurricane relief supplies to areas it says are being left out of the loop...

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Black Bottom was once a predominantly Black thriving neighborhood in Detroit. During its heyday, Black Bottom and the adjacent area known as Paradise Valley were overlapping neighborhoods...

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A group of Black Palm Beach County residents has launched a political caucus aimed at advancing issues of importance to Black voters and supporting candidates who address those issues.

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From voter protection laws to better political representation, a new group in Palm Beach County is seeking to address Black voter issues that they believe have been ignored by the major parties.

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Guests include Deborah Raing, President of the Palm Beach County African Diaspora Historical and Cultural Society and Brian Knowles, manager of the Palm Beach County School District’s Office of African, African American, Latino and Gender Studies....

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On Thursday morning, inside the Ryles law firm, local community leaders, said they fear voter intimidation against black voters could happen at this election. Managing partner at The Ryles Firm in West Palm Beach, said he is beginning to receive phone calls from the community questioning voter safety....

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The all-too-familiar pinwheel of pain stopped in Palm Beach County in 2015, when a Palm Beach Gardens police officer shot and killed a Black motorist as he waited for a tow truck for his disabled car. Rage. Hurt. Protests. Benjamin Crump press conferences. Cries of never again. Only, it has happened again. And again and again...

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From voter protection laws to better political representation, a new group in Palm Beach County is seeking to address Black voter issues that they believe have been ignored by the major parties.

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