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EMBRACE IDEAS FESTIVAL 2023

A LOOK BACK AT EMBRACE IDEAS FESTIVAL 2023

Enjoy a recap of our celebration of music, art, culture, ideas, joy, and community

Featuring

Dr. Lee Pelton

A well-respected thought and innovation leader, Pelton was named as a Living Legend by the Boston Museum of African American History in 2021 and inducted by the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce into its Academy of Distinguished Bostonians in 2020.

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Heather McGhee

Best-selling author of The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together

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Sheena Collier

Connector, convener, and planner.

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Hank Willis Thomas

A conceptual artist working primarily with themes related to perspective, identity, commodity, media, and popular culture.

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Amandi Music

Catch Boston’s own multi-talented songwriter/recording artist making the soundtrack to our lives.

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Dr. Lee Pelton

A well-respected thought and innovation leader, Pelton was named as a Living Legend by the Boston Museum of African American History in 2021 and inducted by the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce into its Academy of Distinguished Bostonians in 2020.

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Heather McGhee

Best-selling author of The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together

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Lineup

Wed Jun 14th

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Thu Jun 15th

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Fri Jun 16th

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Fri Jun 16th

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Free Juneteenth Block Party

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Building the new Boston together.

Three days of embracing music, art, culture, ideas, joy, and community

Sponsors

City Of Boston
Mellon Foundation
MGB
State Street
PNC Bank
NBC Universal
The Boston Foundation
Harvard Medical
ICA Logo
GBH
Mass Art College
United Way
Stop & Shop
Converse
A Beautiful Resistance
Boston Globe Black News Hour
Castle Group
Klaviyo
PCA Logo
Cooley
Greater Boston Chamber Of Commerce
Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau
BABJ
BAMS Fest
Bank Of America
Barr Foundation logo
Boston Ballet
BCC logo
BECMA
Boston While Black logo
Black Joy logo
Deloitte logo
EBF logo
JU logo
Klarman logo
Mass Mutual logo
North American Indian Center of Boston
Project step logo
Provider's Council
RCD
Resilient Cities Network
Skanska logo
Wagner logo
Yawkey logo
The Huntington Theatre
ABCD