57th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet

The Coatesville Area Branch of the NAACP cordially invites you to join us at our 57th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet. Please download and the distribute the flyer below. For additional details, please contact us (978) 484-2257 or [email protected].

Deadline for tickets is October 18, 2019. No tickets will be sold at the door. Thanks in advance.

Dr. Jerome L. Reide
NAACP Midwest Region III
530 S. Pine St.
Lansing, MI 48933
[email protected],

• Dr. Reide is Regional Field Director, NAACP. He is responsible for issue advocacy, assisting NAACP units with internal governance matters and implementation of the Association’s strategic plan in seven Midwest states. A long-time civil rights activist, Reide served as Director, Justice Initiatives for the State Bar of Michigan.

• Jerome Reide has 27 years of management experience in associations, legislatures and advocacy campaigns that included two high-level

• Attorney Jerome L. Reide is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and the American Bar Association.

• Reide’s practice includes civil rights law, economic development law, probate and tax related matters, election law and international law. He served on a team of lawyers that won a police misconduct suit with a $1.5 million jury verdict.

• Jerome L. Reide received a Juris Doctor from Hofstra University Law School, a Masters in Journalism from Columbia University, a Masters in
Political Science and his Ph.D. in Political Science – Urban Studies from Michigan State University, and a Bachelor’s from State University of New York at New Paltz, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude.

• Dr. Jerome Reide has in-serviced school districts in multicultural education, civil servants in effective communications, listening and presentations and civil rights activists in on-line voter file management.

• For the Michigan Department of Education he edited the Multicultural Curriculum Resource Guide: African Americans, Asian Americans, Hispanic Americans and Native Americans. Reide has taught across the social science and liberal arts curriculum at several universities.

• Dr. Reide convened four annual conferences of governmental, community, corporate and academic policy makers to discuss economic development policy in Greater Detroit-Windsor, Ontario, Canada. Dr. Reide was the coordinator of the Access to Justice Project for the American Civil Liberties Union. He completed a national study of landlord tenant courts and published the findings in a public policy
report, Justice: Evicted.

• A seasoned public affairs journalist, he was an on-air investigative T.V. reporter for the “Jack Anderson: Confidential,” program syndicated to sixty-five CBS, NBC and ABC affiliates. Dr. Reide was executive producer for a public policy television series and a Madison Avenue public relations writer.