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These are all the meetings we have in "Flag Raisings" (part of the organization "Boston City TV, MA"). Click into individual meeting pages to watch the recording and search or read the transcript.

5 Oct 2022

In honor of Italian-American Heritage Month, Mayor Wu joined Councilor Gabriela Coletta and community members for the Italian Flag Raising at City Hall.
  • 3 participants
  • 1 minute
italian
boston
massachusetts
flags
salucci
thank
heritage
city
celebrate
raising
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31 Aug 2022

August 24th marks the 31st Anniversary of the Independence of Ukraine, as well as the six-month anniversary of the war between Russia and Ukraine. Join in as the Ukrainian flag is raised over City Hall Plaza, marking a solidarity between Bostonians and the people of Ukraine who have added so much to our city through their culture, work ethic, and spirit over the past 150 years.
  • 12 participants
  • 31 minutes
ukrainians
leaders
boston
republic
attending
honored
sanctity
thank
residents
proclamation
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24 Aug 2022

August 24th marks the 31st Anniversary of the Independence of Ukraine, as well as the six-month anniversary of the war between Russia and Ukraine. Join in as the Ukrainian flag is raised over City Hall Plaza, marking a solidarity between Bostonians and the people of Ukraine who have added so much to our city through their culture, work ethic, and spirit over the past 150 years.
To view this event in its entirety please visit https://youtu.be/Ue0e5jUHbxE .
  • 3 participants
  • 2 minutes
ukrainians
ukrainian
ukraine
boston
commemorate
celebrate
russia
flag
thank
community
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22 Aug 2022

Mayor Wu joins with city officials and Boston's Dominican community to raise the Dominican flag over City Hall Plaza. This is the first flag raising event since the Mayor signed an ordinance to codify policy regarding the display of flags on City Hall Plaza.
  • 1 participant
  • 29 minutes
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18 Aug 2022

Mayor Wu joins with city officials and Boston's Dominican community to raise the Dominican flag over City Hall Plaza. This is the first flag raising event since the Mayor signed an ordinance to codify policy regarding the display of flags on City Hall Plaza.

Watch the Full Event: https://youtu.be/lB6uAmp3Z0s
  • 2 participants
  • 1 minute
boston
dominican
dominicana
heritage
commemoration
republic
flag
community
city
plaza
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21 Jul 2021

In observance of the 52nd Annual Puerto Rican Festival of Massachusetts, Mayor Janey offers remarks at a flag raising ceremony on City Hall Plaza.
  • 14 participants
  • 39 minutes
puerto
ricans
boston
massachusetts
latina
bienvenidos
pueblo
councilors
festivities
commonwealth
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20 Jul 2021

In observance of the 52nd Annual Puerto Rican Festival of Massachusetts, Mayor Janey offers remarks at a flag raising ceremony on Boston City Hall Plaza.

Full Event: https://youtu.be/aqR2kp95ctM
  • 3 participants
  • 1 minute
puerto
ricans
rican
massachusetts
boston
rico
festival
community
celebrate
thank
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18 Jun 2021

The words "lift every voice and sing" echoed throughout downtown Boston today as elected officials and members of the public gathered together to celebrate a historic milestone for black history in America. Boston Mayor Kim Janey joins Suffolk County District Attorney Rachel Rollins, State Representative Russell Holmes, and other community leaders in a flag raising that commemorates the first time in history that Juneteenth will be celebrated as a federal holiday.
  • 4 participants
  • 1 minute
juneteenth
massachusetts
boston
june
celebrate
day
holiday
mayor
18th
come
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2 Jun 2021

June 2021 marks the 16th anniversary of National Caribbean-American Heritage Month, the nationwide commemoration of Caribbean American contributions to our country. Join in as Mayor Janey, City Councilors, and members of the community gather to highlight the importance of Caribbean American culture in Boston and beyond.
  • 3 participants
  • 1 minute
caribbean
boston
massachusetts
heritage
diversity
thank
immigrant
peoples
month
national
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19 Sep 2019

Each year, on September 16th, City Hall offers its esplanade to raise the Mexican Flag on the occasion of the Anniversary of Mexico's Independence.
Watch Full Event: https://youtu.be/0SrOp5Tqfvo
  • 2 participants
  • 1 minute
boston
celebrate
mexicans
flag
immigrants
thank
proud
nation
heritage
great
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22 Jul 2019

Mayor Walsh joins members of the local Venezuelan Community in raising the Venezuelan Flag in City Hall Plaza. Members of the Venezuelan Diaspora and friends to the community were recognized for their work in creating a vibrant and inclusive community here in Boston.
  • 1 participant
  • 47 minutes
venezuela
araguaney
love
lover
want
beautiful
cruces
happiness
leaving
morning
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12 Jul 2019

Mayor Walsh joins members of the local Venezuelan Community in raising the Venezuelan Flag in City Hall Plaza. Members of the Venezuelan Diaspora and friends to the community were recognized for their work in creating a vibrant and inclusive community here in Boston.

Link to Full Event - https://youtu.be/s5kQjzKA7_U
  • 3 participants
  • 1 minute
venezuelans
venezuela
venezuelan
celebrate
today
independence
country
july
thank
teamwork
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10 Jul 2019

Boston's Cape Verdean Community gathered at City Hall Plaza alongside Mayor Walsh and Consul General of Cape Verde, Herminio Moniz, for the 44th Annual celebration of Cape Verde's Independence from Portugal. The flag of Cape Verde was raised by Mayor Walsh and members of the Cape Verde Community while Shantel Teixeira sang a wonderful cover of Imagine by John Lennon.
  • 3 participants
  • 1 minute
verdeans
bird
cabo
verde
flag
independence
country
appreciation
day
raising
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5 Jun 2019

Mayor Martin Walsh joins the Authentic Caribbean Foundation to celebrate Caribbean Heritage Month 2019 with flag raising ceremony.
  • 3 participants
  • 11 minutes
dignitaries
bostonians
caribbean
welcomed
citizens
people
honoring
ceremony
guests
american
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4 Jun 2019

Mayor Martin Walsh joins the Authentic Caribbean Foundation to celebrate Caribbean Heritage Month 2019 with flag raising ceremony.

Watch the full event here: https://youtu.be/M8etSIXbLm8
  • 3 participants
  • 1 minute
boston
flag
massachusetts
honoring
celebrating
caribbean
thank
citizens
commonwealth
heritage
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3 Jun 2019

The first week of June is Pride Week in the City of Boston. To kick off the festivities, Mayor Walsh, Governor Baker and LGBTQ liaison Sam Chambers help raise the rainbow flag on City Hall Plaza. Watch the full event: https://youtu.be/56NdcQle1TQ
  • 4 participants
  • 1 minute
boston
community
massachusetts
stonewall
proud
city
inclusive
today
struggle
rainbow
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12 Oct 2018

Mayor Walsh joins state senator Joe Boncore, state representative Adrian Madaro and other local politicians to raise the Italian flag at City Hall Plaza. Mayor Walsh also declares October Italian Heritage Month in the City of Boston.
  • 7 participants
  • 20 minutes
italians
italy
italian
rome
bostonians
councilor
civic
heritage
nation
thank
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5 Oct 2018

Mayor Walsh joins state senator Joe Boncore, state representative Adrian Madaro and other local politicians to raise the Italian flag at City Hall Plaza. Mayor Walsh also declares October Italian Heritage Month in the City of Boston. Watch the full event: https://youtu.be/84H186LbbzU
  • 4 participants
  • 1 minute
italian
heritage
austin
october
city
community
americans
important
forget
food
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31 Jul 2018

Mayor Walsh and the Boston community kick off a week-long celebration of Puerto Rican culture on City Hall Plaza by raising the Puerto Rican flag.
  • 6 participants
  • 33 minutes
aponte
flag
apo
josé
ready
waiting
commas
thank
sunday
birth
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25 Jul 2018

Mayor Walsh and the Boston community kick off a week-long celebration of Puerto Rican culture on City Hall Plaza by raising the Puerto Rican flag.

For the full video, please visit: https://youtu.be/OT1wouLa_EA
  • 3 participants
  • <1 minute
puerto
rican
citizens
celebrate
estonians
american
flag
austin
community
people
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6 Jun 2018

Boston Pride members, community leaders, and elected officials kick off pride week celebrating the Boston LGBTQ+ community with a ceremonial Pride Flag raising on City Hall Plaza.
  • 8 participants
  • 27 minutes
bostonians
boston
lgbtq
pride
homophobia
mayors
proclamation
thanking
walsh
marching
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4 Jun 2018

Boston Pride members, community leaders, and elected officials kick off pride week celebrating the Boston LGBTQ+ community with a ceremonial Pride Flag raising on City Hall Plaza.
  • 5 participants
  • 1 minute
lgbtq
boston
pride
marching
everybody
privilege
people
flag
commonwealth
rainbow
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1 May 2018

Members of the city's Vietnamese community gather on City Hall Plaza to honor the lives and legacy of those lost in Black April, also known as the Fall of Saigon. Mayor Walsh helps raise the flag and offers his support to the community.
  • 1 participant
  • 1 minute
eminem
diaspora
trouble
mattered
sacrifice
wednesday
oh
friends
live
ron
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11 Oct 2017

On a sunny mid-September day, the flags of Mexico, Massachusetts and Boston swayed together on City Hall Plaza. Mayor Walsh, Boston City Councilors, and Consul General Emilio Rabasa Gamboa raised the ceremonial Mexican flag to celebrate the country's Independence Day. The tradition reaches back two decades and showcases the special relationship between Boston and Mexico.
  • 6 participants
  • 24 minutes
bostonians
mexicans
mexicana
condolences
amigos
welcoming
thank
goodbye
patriota
flag
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21 Sep 2017

On a sunny mid-September day, the flags of Mexico, Massachusetts and Boston swayed together on City Hall Plaza. Mayor Walsh, Boston City Councilors, and Consul General Emilio Rabasa raised the ceremonial Mexican flag, to celebrate the country's Independence Day. The tradition reaches back two decades and showcases the special relationship between Boston and Mexico.

For full coverage please visit: https://youtu.be/by4gPGE3zDs
  • 3 participants
  • 1 minute
boston
immigrants
mexican
flag
celebrating
proud
friends
city
independence
hall
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11 Aug 2017

"Felicidades!" Mayor Walsh opens the weekend long Dominican Festival with the raising of the Dominican Flag on City Hall Plaza. The festival, celebrating Dominican arts and culture, features food, dancing and fun for all.
  • 1 participant
  • 1 minute
dominican
festival
celebrate
festivities
austin
enjoy
flag
parade
thank
sunday
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9 Jun 2017

Mayor Walsh and Boston Pride kick off Pride Week, a week of events dedicated to celebrating the LGBT community, with the raising of the LGBT flag on City Hall Plaza.
  • 11 participants
  • 31 minutes
bostonians
mayor
boston
lgbtqia
councilors
walsh
thanks
leader
pride
stepping
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7 Apr 2017

City Hall Plaza raised the transgender flag in solidarity with residents in the community. The event is in response to an anti-transgender "free speech" bus that made an appearance outside City Hall.
  • 1 participant
  • 4 minutes
boston
transgender
massachusetts
welcoming
city
thank
community
council
everybody
going
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31 Mar 2017

City Hall Plaza raised the transgender flag in solidarity with residents in the community. The event is in response to an anti-transgender "free speech" bus that made an appearance outside City Hall.

For full coverage please visit: https://youtu.be/YDrlebHxTHQ
  • 2 participants
  • 1 minute
transgender
trans
austin
supportive
community
city
hall
come
visitors
flag
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12 Aug 2016

Mayor Walsh participates in a flag raising ceremony for the Dominican Republic, which celebrates its 153rd anniversary of independence. The mayor also proclaimed August 12, 2016 as Dominican Republic Reclamation of Independence Day in the City of Boston.

For full coverage please visit: http://www.cityofboston.gov/cable/video_library.asp?id=18747
  • 1 participant
  • 1 minute
dominicans
dominican
boston
city
community
republic
plaza
jamaican
celebrate
austin
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22 Jul 2016

Mayor Walsh offers remarks during the raising of the Colombian Flag on City Hall Plaza.

Accompanied by traditional folk dance and song, the raising of the Colombian flag on Boston City Hall Plaza commemorates the South American country's successful fight for independence from Spanish rule on July 20th, 1810.

For full event coverage please visit: http://www.cityofboston.gov/cable/video_library.asp?id=17724
  • 2 participants
  • 1 minute
boston
colombian
heritage
celebrate
birthplace
american
revolution
independence
people
today
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31 May 2016

Mayor Walsh offers remarks at the Mass Fallen Heroes flag raising ceremony on City Hall Plaza. Mass Fallen Heroes is a local organization committed to honoring and supporting the families of soldiers who have lost their lives in Afghanistan and Iraq since September 11th, 2001.
To watch the full video, please visit: http://www.cityofboston.gov/cable/video_library.asp?id=17620
  • 2 participants
  • 1 minute
memorial
flag
thank
dedication
boston
honor
heroes
today
city
fallen
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2 May 2016

On City Hall Plaza, Mayor Walsh participates in raising the Freedom Mass Flag which represents public accommodations/transgender equality efforts.

For full coverage please visit: http://www.cityofboston.gov/cable/video_library.asp?id=16560
  • 4 participants
  • 1 minute
transgender
massachusetts
flag
solidarity
today
legislators
state
raise
celebrate
woman
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8 Dec 2015

At the start of the holiday season, Mayor Walsh, Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil and Halifax Mayor Michael Savage raise the flag of Nova Scotia on City Hall Plaza in honor of their unique friendship.

For the full video, please visit: http://www.cityofboston.gov/cable/video_library.asp?id=16341
  • 4 participants
  • 1 minute
halifax
scotia
boston
thank
welcoming
kindness
friendship
celebrate
wonderful
history
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16 Oct 2015

To commemorate Unsolved Homicides Awareness Day, Mayor Walsh joins BPD Commissioner William Evans and Mary Franklin, founder of the Women Survivors of Homicide Movement, in a flag raising ceremony at City Hall Plaza.

For the full version, please visit: http://www.cityofboston.gov/cable/video_library.asp?id=16265
  • 3 participants
  • 1 minute
homicides
austin
violence
deaths
unsolved
speak
thank
remember
walk
silence
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