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Boston Scenes 8-20-2015

Jose Ramos, Luigi Acevedo and Roxana Francisco joined the Dominican Festival parade. Cultural groups from Massachusetts and Rhode Island were part of the festivities.
Mayor Martin Walsh cuts the ceremonial ribbon on the festival.
Cristobal Pichardo and David Suazo sing Quisqueya, a song honoring the island of Hispanola on which the Dominican Republic was established.
Members of Quisqueya in Action, a Providence group, danced in the festival parade, which began at the Hynes Convention Center and ended at City Hall Plaza. This was the first year the festival was held in downtown Boston.
Festival Padrino (godfather) Domingo Dominguez, City Councilor Matt O’Malley, festival co-founder Tony Barros, City Councilor Tito Jackson, festival organizers Jackeline Peguero and Ramona Barros.
Mayor Martin J. Walsh, HUD Secretary Julian Castro and Chief of Health and Human Services Felix G. Arroyo hosted the 2nd Annual Youth Enrichment Day for 3,000 SuccessLink youth employees who have participated in the Mayor’s Summer Jobs Program.
On Friday, August 7, 2015, Madison Park Development Corporation held its 14th Annual National Night Out event at Edna Bynoe Park in Roxbury. More than 600 people attended the event, and Governor Charlie Baker stopped by to interact with Roxbury residents.
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