By CBS13 Staff

MODESTO (CBS13) – A solidarity barbecue in Modesto brought together family members who lost a loved one to police brutality.

Relatives of Stephon Clark, Angelo Quinto, Miles Hall and others gathered at Davis Community Park to honor their loved ones and call for change.

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The sister of Trevor Seever says it’s important for grieving family members to support one another.

Her 29-year old brother was shot and killed by a Modesto police officer in December after his family called 9-1-1 for help.

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“We are sadly bonded by something that happens so tragically, so we all have to stand together,” said Allison Seever. “Their fight is my fight and as long as I am out here living and breathing I will be right here fighting with other families.”

They say they’re in the fight for the long-haul, wanting to see police reform before more people are killed.

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Modesto city councilmembers and the group Say Their Names LA were also expected to attend the gathering.