MAYOR WALSH CELEBRATES 15 YEARS OF COLLABORATION AND INCLUSIVE COMMUNITIES

  
BOSTON – Wednesday, September 23, 2015 – On Thursday, September 24, Mayor Walsh will join the Boston Fair Housing Commission (BFHC) and the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD) to celebrate 15 years of collaboration and celebrate the Past, Present, and Future of Civil Rights.    
This event will celebrate the joint accomplishments of BFHC and MCAD and celebrate fair housing advocates in Boston and statewide. 
WHEN: Thursday, September 24, 2015, 3:00pm
WHERE: African Meeting House, 46 Joy Street, Boston 
WHO:
Mayor Martin J. Walsh

Miniard Culpepper, Region 1 Counsel, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Jamie Williamson, Chair of Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination

Charlotte Golar Richie, Commissioner for the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination 

Charley Francis, Policy Director, Department of Housing and Community Development

Janine Anzalota, Interim Executive Director, Office of Fair Housing and Equity 

Dion Irish, Director of the City of Boston’s Elections Department, Former Director of Fair Housing and Equity
FEATURED ARTISTS:

Pops Peterson, MCAD 2015 Artist in residence

The Urbano Project, brings together urban teens and professional artists to ignite social change

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