People need to believe in what’s possible -- representation, access, belonging, and policies and practices grounded in equity, joy, and wellbeing -- and see their place in that change.
Mark your calendar for our annual multi-day mashup featuring big ideas and dynamic change makers, music and the arts, and plenty of creative energy and fresh-squeezed conversations.
“We need spaces that promote our coming together to gather, celebrate and re-charge. This is an essential part of our collective wellbeing.” - Gregory Ball, Embrace Boston
FIND OUT MORE
How we are represented is connected to where we are represented. The Embrace is the first major monument built on Boston Common in more than 30 years. This is the project that launched our work. Monuments represent values, and this one honors inclusion, racial equity, and justice.
Exploring the roots, current state, and future of Black Boston through the eyes of seven notable Bostonians. Showcasing talented young Black and Brown artists. Making space for more than a dozen community leaders and activists to reflect on their inspiration.
Working with our incredible creative and cultural partners, we’re using media to tell our stories, uplift our communities, connect on a human level, and motivate.
Participate in Progress
We’ve teamed up with the Massachusetts Budget & Policy Center to highlight stories of people fighting the good fight today. Inspired by civil rights leader John Lewis’ words of encouragement, the show connects with our region’s noisemakers and key stakeholders to learn about their paths to becoming “good troublemakers” and what we can all do to join them.