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Boston Scenes 5/8/14

(l-r) Mayor Martin Walsh is shown with Witnesses to Hunger advocates Quanda Burrell, Bonita Cuff and Juell Frazier along with Mariana Chilton, director at the Center for Hunger-Free Communities at Drexel University, during the opening of the Witnesses to Hunger photo exhibit at Boston City Hall on May 1.
Mayor Martin Walsh joins 2014 Boston Neighborhood Fellows Award recipients Erika Rodriguez, Julie Leven, Geoffrey Bynoe, Maria Alamo and Kendra Lara during the award ceremony at City Year headquarters on Columbus Avenue. A project of The Philanthropic Initiative, the awards program provides recognition and direct financial support to individuals of creativity, vision and leadership who work in community service in Greater Boston.
(l-r) Lawrence Mayor Daniel Rivera, Chairman of the Lawrence Historical Commission Jonas Stundza and Metro Credit Union CEO Robert Cashman at the dedication of a new Underground Railroad historic site that was recently uncovered during the remodeling of a Metro Credit Union branch in Lawrence.
On Earth Day (April 22), against the backdrop of Boston Harbor, prominent environmental leaders with Massachusetts roots had a conversation with the emerging generation about their Earth Day inspirations. The officials spoke about what originally motivated them to pursue environmental careers, and the young people made presentations about the effects of climate change and discussed their own hopes and concerns for the future.
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