The East Valley NAACP invites the community to support the upcoming Freedom Fund Awards event on October 12 at Tempe Center for the Arts.
This year’s event will celebrate Motown’s 60th Anniversary with a night of Motown Classics by local artists!
The Awards ceremony will feature a VIP reception with light hors d’oeuvres at 5 PM and General admission to awards event begins at 6:30 PM.
Celebrate Motown’s 60th Anniversary with the East Valley NAACP
Oct 12 | 6:30 pm
Early Bird: $50-$75
General Admission: $75-100
Join the East Valley NAACP in celebrating Motown’s 60th anniversary and honoring outstanding community leaders at the 2019 Freedom Fund Awards. The event will honor local leaders, organizations, and businesses that are making an impact in the community in alignment with the mission of the NAACP. To celebrate these honorees, the show will feature artistic performances in music, dance, painting, and spoken word in honor of the historic Motown Records.
• President’s Award: CAIR Arizona
• Roy Wilkins Humanitarian Award: Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. – Tempe Alumnae Chapter
• Thurgood Marshall Award for Justice: The Honorable Lauren Guyton, Maricopa County Superior Court Commissioner
• Barack Obama Award for Political Leadership: The Honorable Reginald Bolding, State Representative and Arizona Legislative Black Caucus Chair
• Bass Reeves First Responder Award: Officers Anna Larson and Lindsay Long of the Tempe Police Department
• Cesar Chavez Award for Workforce Diversity: Intel Corporation
• Dr. Martin Luther King Award for Religious Leadership: Pastor Andre Miller of New Beginnings Church
• Fannie Lou Hamer Award for Voting Rights and Access: National Pan-Hellenic Council of Phoenix Metro Area
• Ida B. Wells Award for Journalistic Courage: The Arizona Informant
• Malala Yousafzai Award for Education Equity: Lloyd Hopkins with the Million Dollar Teacher Project
• Navajo Code Talker Award for Veteran Support: The Honorable Ruben Gallego, U.S. Congressman
• Sophie Cruz Youth Activist Award: Claire Wiener, March for Our Lives Arizona
• Next Generation Change Agents Award: Arcadia High School Black Student Union
Click here to purchase tickets from the Tempe Center for the Arts Box Office:
Visit evnaacp.org for more information.
Event subject to change without notice.