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Boston Scenes 6/27/13

On June 2, Minister Don Muhammad and Muhammad’s Mosque #11 hosted The Honorable Louis Farrakhan to a packed house at the Strand Theatre in Dorchester, Mass.
On June 21, The Oliver H. Perry K-8 School, in South Boston, held its “Professional Day” for 8th graders before their graduation ceremony. L: standing School Coordinator Bill Moran, R: standing Perry School Principal Ed Lee.
Graduates from Pine Street Inn’s job training program listen to speakers during a recent graduation ceremony. The graduates, all homeless men and women, ranging in age from 20s to 60s, wore caps and gowns to celebrate the completion of the program, which featured training in food services, building maintenance and housekeeping.
Graduates from Pine Street Inn’s job training program listen to speakers during a recent graduation ceremony. The graduates, all homeless men and women, ranging in age from 20s to 60s, wore caps and gowns to celebrate the completion of the program, which featured training in food services, building maintenance and housekeeping.
Graduates from Pine Street Inn’s job training program listen to speakers during a recent graduation ceremony. The graduates, all homeless men and women, ranging in age from 20s to 60s, wore caps and gowns to celebrate the completion of the program, which featured training in food services, building maintenance and housekeeping.
Wheelock College hosted a special awards celebration, International Partners in Leadership Award for the Advancement of Early Childhood Education, at the JFK Presidential Library and Museum in Boston on June 20. The event recognized world leaders who impact the lives of children and families each and every day across the globe. Photo (L-R): Karen Ansara, co-founder of the Haiti Fund and New England International Donors; Kerry Kennedy, president of the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights; singing sensation Maya Azucena; Yu-Foo Yee Shoon, former Minister of State, Singapore; Jackie Jenkins-Scott, president of Wheelock College; Musimbi Kanyoro, president and CEO ofThe Global Fund for Women; Marta Rosa, special assistant to the president for government and external affairs at Wheelock College.
Mayor Thomas M. Menino and Boston School Superintendent Carol Johnson attend the Topping Off Ceremony for the Ferdinand Building in Dudley Square, Roxbury.
Pictured here from left to right: Tiffany Cooper-Gueye, CEO of Building Education Leaders for Life; Jorge Perez, vice president for youth development at YMCA of USA; Kevin Washington, president and CEO of the YMCA of Greater Boston.
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