The We Are Boston Gala brought a pleasant celebration of cultural diversity and heritage to the city of Boston on December 4th where more than a 1,000 gathered to sample diverse foods, celebrate distant cultures and witness the honoring of two high school students, two individuals and the CEO of Partners HealthCare.
The seventh We Are Boston Gala took place Dec. 4 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, celebrating diversity and new immigrants. More than 1,000 people attended the gala, featuring ethnic dishes, cultural performances and an awards ceremony.
“Boston is that international city that is welcoming to each and every one of us,” said Marie St. Fleur, director of intergovernmental relations for the City of Boston. She spoke for Mayor Thomas Menino, who was in rehab and unable to attend.
Two high school students were honored at the gala.