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5th Annual Crisp White Recognition Gala and “Summer Ball”

EveryThing Crisp LLC, we would like to cordially invite you to our 5th Annual Crisp White Recognition Gala and “Summer Ball”. Over the past 10 years EveryThing Crisp has coordinated multiple annual events in Boston, South Shore, North Shore, and even Providence, Ri. Everything Crisp has hired over 50 businesses for services such as entertainment, […]

Whittier Street Health Center Women for Whittier Virtual Afternoon Tea

Each year, the group hosts a Virtual Tea and Talk where the city’s female leaders discuss strategies to eradicate health disparities based on income, race, and ethnicity. This year’s discussion will be: Gender Equity in the Workplace – During and After the COVID-19 Pandemic. Our Keynote Speaker Darla Pires DeGrace, Morgan Stanley, Executive Director, Head of Diversity Talent Acquisition. […]

Heroes Breakfast

In March 2021, the American Red Cross of Massachusetts and Bob Reynolds, President and CEO of Putnam Investments, will launch the inaugural Heroes Breakfast in Boston. This virtual gathering will honor heroes among us – men and women on the frontlines of the Coronavirus pandemic and beyond – exemplary individuals exhibiting extraordinary acts of courage, […]

Roxbury Unity Parade Annual Spring Fling and 2020 Award Ceremony

Due to Covid-19, the Roxbury Unity Parade 2020 was a caravan and our award ceremony was postponed. Each year the Roxbury Unity Parade celebrates those who uplift our community every day and 2020 was no exception. Join us for our annual Spring Fling Fundraiser and our award celebration for our community champions. You can support […]

BlackBizBall ( Awards Ceremony is given by Ebony 100 Directory Services (  The directory team will be awarding 24 Black Businesses from Boston and surrounding committees. These businesses exemplify the Kwanzaa principles: Unity, Self Determination, Collective Work and Responsibility, Cooperative Economics, Purpose, Creativity, Innovation and Faith and Hope. Infused in the ceremony will be private, […]


METCO Celebrates 264 Graduates on June 27! Historic METCO mission of eliminating racism applauded as Black Lives Matter movement rocks nation  Governor, Mayor, City Council President, Patriot Devin McCourty, Red Sox’s Jackie Bradley Jr., Wayland HS Student Council President Shawn Bernier, highlight virtual festivities  As the outrage over systemic racism rocks the nation, the Metropolitan Council for […]

2020 Haitian American Young Professional Awards

The Haitian American Business Expo, Inc. (HABEXPO) / U.S. Haitian Chamber of Commerce, Inc. (US HAITIAN CHAMBER) is pleased to announce that it will be hosting its Second Annual Haitian American Young Professional Awards on Saturday, April 4, 2020 at the Lantana in Randolph, MA. The Haitian American Young Professional Awards have been created to honor and […]

UMN’s 2nd Annual Boston BLACK EXCELLENCE Awards

Union of Minority Neighborhoods 2nd Annual “Boston Black Excellence Awards” A night of honoring individuals for leadership and impact The 2nd Annual Boston Black Excellence Awards UMN honors amazing people of the diaspora who have demonstrated leadership, dedication, and commitment to community. This year our theme is “Unsung Heroes & Sheroes” We are celebrating the […]

CBES Dedication of “The Catherine Hardaway Residences”

Central Boston Elder Services Dedicates Elder Housing Residence to former CEO Catherine Hardaway   Mayor Walsh will speak at Oct. 17 ribbon-cutting for renaming of building providing 57 supportive housing units in Dudley Square   Mayor Marty Walsh, Age Strong Commissioner Emily Shea, Reverend John Borders, and hundreds of supporters will gather on October 17 […]

Families Creating Together 10th Anniversary Awards Dinner

Families Creating Together 10th Anniversary Awards Dinner 1st Baptist Jamaica Plain November 9, 2019 6:30 – 9:00 pm   The 10th Anniversary FCT Awards Dinner! This year – 2019 – marks the 10th anniversary of the founding of Families Creating Together, an award-winning, multigenerational, creative arts program serving children of all abilities and their families. FCT believes […]

Scholar Athletes: allSA Awards Night

SCHOLAR ATHLETES presents allSA Awards Night Thursday, May 9th 5:30PM | The Strand Theatre 543 Columbia Road, Dorchester 02125 FREE & OPEN to the Public 5:30PM Red Carpet 6PM Award Presentation This event will recognize more than 230 awardees and scholarship recipients from 24 Scholar Athletes Zones across Boston, Everett and Springfield public high schools. […]