On September 28, 2017, MBLLC members celebrated the launch of the "Take the Lead" initiative launch hosted by the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. This collaborative anti-racism initiative featured all five Massachusetts professional sports teams. Guest speakers included MBLLC member, Senator Linda Dorcena Forry. For more information on "Take the Lead", visit: goo.gl/UwFRif
On September 27, 2017, the MBLLC and the Senate Office of Education and Civic Engagement resumed its Civics Day on the Hill initiative by hosting students from the Orchard Garden K-8 School in Roxbury. This program invites 8th -11th grade classrooms from communities of color to participate in a full-day educational program at the State House. Guest speakers for this visit included MBLLC Chair, Representative Frank Moran; Senator Sonia Chang-Diaz; Senate Clerk, William Welch; Chief of Staff to the Senate President, Natasha Perez; and Constituent Services Aide to Governor Baker, Dana Valentine.
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