Black Employee Network
We partner with the City to promote a culture of diversity and inclusion. Our network supports the City's goals of increasing access and building equity in City resources. We support members by offering:
- professional development workshops
- networking events, and
- serving as a voice for black employees.
Black History Month 2021
Watch: Black History Month kickoff virtual event
February 1 at 6 p.m.
At our kickoff event, we highlighted the impact of fellow community heroes during COVID-19.
'America and the Reckoning': A virtual panel discussion
February 10 at 6 p.m.
Dr. Rufus Faulk moderated a discussion with community and industry leaders on how to improve the quality of life for Black Bostonians.
'Legacy Building' speaker series
Rescheduled: March 11 at 6 p.m.
The virtual financial empowerment speaker session includes virtual breakout sessions to learn more about creating generational wealth.
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Boston Public Health Commission
Pink and Black Education and Support Network
The Black Employee Network will be organizing a fundraiser for the Pink and Black Campaign in October.
Black Women's Health Imperative
Black Women's Health Imperative teams up with Mary J. Blige to promote the physical, mental and spiritual health and well-being for the nation’s 19.5 million African American women and girls.
City of Boston, Black Employee Network Secretary Chardline
At the start of Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October, Chardline shares how breast cancer affected her family.
About our group
Our goals include:
- building a culture that fosters innovation
- providing opportunities to celebrate culture and experiences
- offering opportunities for development and advancement
- creating programs and activities aligned with the mission of the City of Boston, and
- recognizing the achievements of our members.
- take part and volunteer for our events and activities
- offer ideas and feedback on our work
- help our group and the City to make sure we have a positive work environment, and
- spread the word about us, and encourage others to join.
Leadership teamLeadership team
Black Employee Network Chair, Administration and Finance Director, Mayor's Office
Black Employee Network Co-Chair, Policy Director, Civic Engagement
Black Employee Network Communications Specialist, Communications Director, Emergency Management
Director of Volunteer Programs
Quincey Roberts, Sr.
Education and Outreach Manager
Manager of Youth Engagement and Outreach
Commissioner, Inspectional Services
Assistant Commissioner, Constituent Services
Call Center Director, Inspectional Services
Director, Mayor's Office of Public Safety
Advocacy Representative, Age Strong
Compliance Assistant, Planning and Development Agency
Outreach and Community Engagement Manager, Economic Development
Diversity Initiatives and Research Manager
Coordinator of Citywide Girls Outreach and Leadership Initiatives, Boston Centers for Youth & Families
Police Officer, Community Initiative Liaison, Boston Police
James Reginald Colimon
International Partnerships Manager
Director of Publicity, Inspectional Services
Advisory CommitteeAdvisory Committee
Director, Human Resources
Veterans Burials and Memorials, Veterans Services
Deputy Commissioner of Programming, Boston Centers for Youth & Families
Director of Community Engagement, Public Health Commission
Diversity Programs and Outreach Director