Named for the founder of Boston Children’s Chorus, the Hubie Jones Award honors Jones’ legacy as an advocate for social justice by recognizing an individual with outstanding qualities who has dedicated her or himself to the betterment of Boston’s communities.
The award celebrates a successful leader in their field, as well as a staunch advocate on behalf of the communities in and around the Boston area. The individual, who is making contributions to the social fabric of Boston in the areas of diversity and inclusion, also promotes a harmonious and inclusive environment for underserved populations.
2nd Annual Hubie Jones Award Recipient: Boston City Council President, Kim Janey
Thank you for being with us for the 2nd Annual Hubie Jones Award Reception to celebrate and support our absolute commitment to diversity, empathy, inquiry, and expressive artistry, and for attending the MLK Tribute Concert celebrating Dr. King’s legacy.
BCC was thrilled to award Boston City Council President, Kim Janey, with the 2nd Hubie Jones Award. Councilor Janey became the first woman to represent District 7, which includes Roxbury, with parts of the South End, Dorchester, and Fenway. Her work exemplifies Mr. Jones' passion, courage, and leadership in fighting for inclusivity, equity, and harmonious environments for underserved and disenfranchised populations.
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About Hubie Jones
Hubert “Hubie” Jones started Boston Children’s Chorus in 2003 to effectively combine artistic excellence with an agenda for social change. BCC's growth and success over the years adds to a long list of Jones’ accomplishments in the areas of social justice, child welfare, community development, and personal empowerment.
A social worker, academic, community organizer, and civic leader, Jones’ work spans over six decades. His efforts to strengthen Boston’s neighborhoods, and it's African American community, are legendary.
Hubie Jones Award Recipients
Kim Janey - Boston City Council President - 2020 Dr. Mychia Minter-Jordan - President and CEO, Dimmock Center - 2019