'Our lives matter...our votes count,' Anchorage NAACP holds freedom fund celebration

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) The Anchorage Chapter of the NAACP held its annual C.T. Lewis Freedom Fund Celebration at the Anchorage Marriott on Saturday.

The theme of this years event was, “Our lives matter…our votes count.”

“With all the things that have been going on in the lower 48 and different parts of the country," said Anchorage NAACP president Wanda Green. “We just want people to know our lives matter and our vote counts.”

The fundraiser also awards scholarships for high school students in Anchorage.

Greene said the Anchorage NAACP chapter is looking for new members, and for anyone interested you can call (907)-272-8717 or email: naacpanchorage@gmail.com.