The Power of Us

October 22, 2022 • 6-9 pm | Franklin Event Center

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Buy online or mail $65/ticket with attendee names to Rutland Area NAACP, PO Box 311, Wallingford, VT 05773

The Freedom Fund dinner is an opportunity to gather together, celebrate our accomplishments, honor members of the community, and raise funds for our work in the year to come.

Volunteers needed! Help us with set-up or clean-up and get your ticket for free! Reach out to La’Keiah at

Bor Yang sits facing the camera
Bor Yang

This year’s event features keynote speaker Bor Yang.

Bor serves as the Executive Director and Legal Counsel for The Vermont Human Rights Commission. As Executive Director, Bor supervises the investigations, litigates discrimination claims on behalf of the public/agency, advances policies related to civil rights and provides training on bias, bystander intervention, fair housing, bullying, harassment and hazing and more throughout the State of Vermont. She joined The Commission in 2015 as a Staff Attorney. She completed her B.A. from the University of Wisconsin – Madison and her Juris Doctor from the University of Minnesota Law School. Before moving to Vermont, Bor was a college instructor in a legal studies program and practiced law in the areas of family, government and social security benefits, representing indigent clients and survivors of domestic violence.

We will also present several awards to community members who have made a difference in racial and social justice this year. Click to see our honorees!

Franklin Event Center
1 Scale Ave, Rutland VT 05701