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Arlington NAACP 74th Freedom Fund and Awards Banquet Set For Oct. 28 (via Zoom)

On Oct. 28, attend Arlington’s biggest civil rights and social justice event of the year — virtually.

Arlington’s branch of the NAACP presents the 2021 Virtual Freedom Fund Banquet and Awards Ceremony, which will kick off at 7 p.m.

Following a short gathering, Leon W. Russell, chair of the NAACP National Board of Directors, will present the opening remarks. A keynote address from Marilyn J. Mosby, state’s attorney for Baltimore, is to follow.

Awards and $2,000 in donations will be presented throughout the event.

For kids 17 and under, tickets are $20. General admission costs $30. There are also sponsorship opportunities available. You can purchase tickets online or print and mail a registration form. Zoom links are sent three days before the event.

If you can’t attend, you can always make a donation instead!

Learn more about the upcoming event at

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