**MEDIA ADVISORY** Hastings to Speak at the NAACP’s Freedom Fund Banquet
Congressman Alcee L. Hastings (D-FL) will be the keynote speaker at the NAACP’s Freedom Fund Banquet, during the NAACP 79th Annual Florida State Conference of Branches and Units. Founded in 1909, the NAACP is the nation’s oldest and largest civil rights organization. From the ballot box to the classroom, the thousands of dedicated workers, organizers, leaders and members who make up the NAACP continue to fight for social justice, economic stability, education, public safety and voting rights for all Americans. The event will be held on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at 7:00PM at the Rosen Centre Hotel, located at 9840 International Drive, Orlando, Florida 32819.
Congressman Alcee L. Hastings serves as Senior Member of the House Rules Committee, Ranking Democratic Member of the U.S. Helsinki Commission, and Co-Chairman of the Florida Delegation.