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Vanessa Williams Performs, Celebration of Diversity and Immigrant Heritage

BOSTON – Tuesday, November 17, 2015 – Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Office of New Bostonians (MONB), will host the “We Are Boston Anniversary Gala” celebrating ten years. Awards presentations by Mayor Walsh will be awarded to Walgreens (Community Champion Award), as well as Justin Nguyen Phuoc and Frangeli Ramirez (We Are Boston Youth Action Award).


More than 1,000 of Boston’s community members are expected to join together to strengthen the ability of diverse cultural and linguistic communities to play an active role in the economic, civic, social and cultural life in the City of Boston and to honor outstanding individuals. 
For a full schedule, click here. 

WHERE: Fairmont Copley Plaza, Boston (entire ballroom floor)

(Oval Room, Venetian Room, Grand Ballroom, Ballroom Foyer, Rostrum)


WHEN: Tuesday, November 17, 2015, 6:00PM




Mayor Martin J. Walsh

Vanessa Williams – Singer, Actor

Junot Díaz – Honoree, Pulitzer Prize Winning author

Chef Ming Tsai – Honoree, host of the Emmy-nominated show Simply Ming

Bob Reynolds – Co-Chair, Putnam Investments

Jim Rooney – Co-Chair, Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce

Janet Wu – Mistress of Ceremonies, WHDH-TV Channel 7

Felix G. Arroyo – Chief of Health and Human Services, City of Boston

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