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Embracing the Legacy 2024

Embracing the Legacy 2024

Will you step up today to make a difference for children and families in need across Massachusetts?

The 18th annual Embracing the Legacy celebration, at 5:30PM on Thursday, November 21, 2024, will showcase the work of RFK Community Alliance and honor people whose extraordinary actions reflect the social values and hopes of the late Senator Robert F. Kennedy.

Each honoree is dedicated to making positive impacts on the lives of people whose challenges and needs often go unseen, by raising awareness, fighting against social injustices, and advocating for those who don’t have a voice. We honor this work because every person has value and deserves dignity.

This year’s event will feature some very special guests. We expect the night to be a beautiful harmony of voices from our community, our honorees, our staff, and our program participants. And we hope that as many people as possible will join us to take part.

We will be announcing this year’s honorees soon. But it’s never too early to support RFK Community Alliance and this heartwarming event. Reach out today.

Thursday, November, 21, 2024

JFK Presidential Library and Museum

To sponsor or learn more:
Erin Martin (she/her)
Advancement Specialist
Email Erin

2024 Honorees

2024 Honorees

2024 Honorees

The Burton Family

Ron Burton Training Village

Rev. Ray Hammond, MD and Rev. Gloria E. White-Hammond, MD

Co-Pastors, Bethel AME Church. Founders, Bethel Institute for Community Development.

Susan Harris O’Connor, MSW, LICSW

Practitioner. Activist. Author. Performance Artist.

2024 Embracing the Legacy Committee Members

Thank you to our Committee Members

Event Committee

  • John J. Boyle III, Co-Chair

  • Emma Carpenter, Co-Chair

  • Joseph P. Kennedy III, Co-Chair

  • Michael W. Ames, PhD

  • Michael F. Connolly, Esq.

  • Keith P. Carroll, Esq.

  • Jim Geraghty

  • Philip W. Johnston

  • Stephen H. Peck

  • Peter Stanton

Honoree Selection Committee

  • Michael F. Connolly, Esq., Chair

  • Michael W. Ames, PhD

  • John J. Boyle III

  • Emma Carpenter

  • Jennifer L. Flanagan, MS

  • Jim Geraghty

  • Joseph P. Kennedy III

  • Matthew Kennedy

  • James B. Leary, Esq.

  • Linda Williams