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

Recent Stories

Discover how to save energy and receive a free energy conservation kit in the latest Rethink Energy.

It was a busy news week in Arlington, and next week — with County Board meetings on tap today and Tuesday — should stay busy. For those who have been…

Tucked away in an Arlington County storage facility is a shattered Tiffany Studios stained glass window of Jesus Christ in the act of blessing those who gaze on him. For…

Dropping nearly 40 feet from a platform above, a climber cut the ribbon on the “finest ropes course in the Mid-Atlantic.” Located at Upton Hill Regional Park on Wilson Blvd…


Subscribe to our mailing list