All month long, colleagues from around Catholic Charities of Boston shared their reflections on iconic Black heroes from throughout history who inspire them. We draw encouragement and motivation from their words and actions and are humbled to share our thoughts as we celebrate their achievements.
- To read Deputy Director of Greater Boston, Stephen Fulton's, thoughts on Muhammad Ali, please view the blog post here.
- Larry Mayes, CCAB's Vice President of Programs, shares several Black heroes who inspire him in this blog post.
- Yawkey Center Child Care Director, Kathleen Nichols, draws inspiration from Maya Angelou. You can read her reflection here.
- Our Refugee and Immigrant Service's Racial Justice Task Force chose to honor the three originators of the Black Lives Matter movement. Please view the blog post here.
- In this blog post, Community Interpreter Services team member, Jeff Burgess, shares his thoughts on women's contributions to space travel, particularly Boston’s own Stephanie Wilson.
- Advancement Officer, Jennifer Klemmer, reflects on lessons from civil rights and human rights activist Ella Josephine Baker. Please read her post here.
- Yuri Sanchez-Rijo, a Basic Needs Case Manager, shares that she looks up to Rosa Parks and Michelle Obama in this blog post.
As we close out Black History Month this weekend, we thank our colleagues for sharing their thoughts on just a few of the many Black figures we celebrate this month and always.