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Black History Month: Staff Photo-op

Throughout the month of February, the Patrick-Murray Administration will host a series of events and discussions across the Commonwealth to celebrate Black History Month, commemorating the past, present and future of African-American culture in Massachusetts.

Part of the celebration is a video highlighting the contributions of African-American leaders working within the Administration.

The video includes testimonials from Governor Deval Patrick and leaders of his Administration, including: Major General Joseph Carter, The Adjutant General of the Massachusetts National Guard; Sandra McCroom, Undersecretary for Criminal Justice, Executive Office of Public Safety and Security; Ron Marlow, Assistant Secretary for Access and Opportunity, Executive Office of Administration and Finance; and William “Mo” Cowan, Chief of Staff to Governor Patrick

Patrick-Murray Administration Black History Month events:

(more details to follow)

  • Thursday, February 16, 10:00 a.m., Governor Patrick and Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray host an event at Caffrey Towers in Brockton to salute the “pillars” of our senior community for Black History Month.
  • Thursday, February 23, Governor Patrick joins a panel at the Governor’s Western Massachusetts Office in Springfield to explore the legacy of African-American leaders from the past, present and future.
  • Wednesday, February 29, Governor Patrick attends a closing reception at the African Meeting House in Boston, featuring members of the faith community and civic leaders.
  • During the last two weeks of February, African-American leaders from the Patrick-Murray Administration will appear live on TOUCH 106.1 FM radio to discuss the Administration’s goals and priorities.


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