Meet our Spring 2019 Seminar Class!

Photos by Lleyton Wing

Meet our Spring 2019 Seminar Class!  


Over twenty dynamic leaders (and future leaders!) from throughout Massachusetts... and the world, including:

- A single-mom whose son inspires her to work for all children and families

- A family-homicide survivor and hip-hop recording artist who is pursuing her graduate degree in urban planning

- Students who parents hail from Trinidad, Venezuela and India who are battling for equity and social justice

- A first generation parent from Guatemala working to improve the lives of her children

- A licensed mental health councilor who’s looking to address homelessness and inequities in society

- Three recent college grads who have each overcome personal struggles & adversities to achieve their goals.

- A Somerville native who draws inspiration from her family

- A college junior whose motto is “Do Everything With Enthusiasm”

- An executive of a major theater company who wants to learn more about the legislative process to advocate for the arts

- A Nigeria native interested in sustainable community development

- Partners from YW Boston, Bunker Hill Community College and the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City who are bringing the lessons of the Seminar back to their organizations

…. and students who work in higher-education, non-profit organizations, and elementary education who are looking to improve their communities.

Commonwealth Seminar website created by Lily Tang and Leverett Wing

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