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Freedom Fund Goal

This year marks the 109th Anniversary of the Saint Paul Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. On Saturday, June 18, 2022, we will be marking this auspicious occasion with a Freedom Fund banquet from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the InterContinental St. Paul-Riverfront, 11 East Kellogg Boulevard, Saint Paul, MN. Your contribution is vital for the continuing work of NAACP Saint Paul Roy Wilkins branch. By becoming a sponsor or attending, is a proud acknowledgement of your support for equality in our community.



Thank you for your support in advance and please contact Shelley Cordes at  swright30@comcast.net or naacpstpaul4052@gmail.com if

you have any questions about ticketing . Emails will be responded to within 24 hours.

Sponsorship opportunities please contact (763)238-1277 

Attorney General Keith Ellison 

Keynote Speaker 

Executive Chef Tre Hardy 

Executive Chef Tre Hardy is a native of Chicago and a graduate and alumni of Scottsdale Culinary institute is Scottsdale Arizona. He received further training at Le Cordon Bleu in London, United Kingdom. He has worked in several Michelin starred restaurants around the country and has served as the Executive Sous Chef for the Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx as well as Head Chef for the executives of 3M. His time in the Twin Cities has been spent in prestigious kitchens such as Cosmos, Heartland and Alma. He is the Chef/Owner of Chefs Counter Catering Company as well as the popular Ophelia Pop Up series here in the Twin Cities. He is passionate about local, seasonal ingredients and enjoys gardening and foraging in his down time.

Erica West Bank 

Preforming 9 pm - 11 pm 

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The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination.

Founded in 1913, the Saint Paul branch serves all individuals who may experience discrimination based on race, gender, religion, age, disability or culture.  We welcome members of all races who would like to help make our city and state a more tolerant, equitable, and just community for all.


Tel: (651) 649-0520   -   @: naacpstpaul4052@gmail.com

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