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A Million Laughs for Literacy Gala

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Thursday, November 12, 2015
Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel
Reception and Silent Auction at 5pm
Program begins at 6pm
Purchase your tickets here!

Connor Mcleod

Hands On! Awardee
Connor McLeod

The 14 year old Australian braille reader successfully campaigned his government to begin including tactile markings on their paper currency. Connor's advocacy supported by 57,000 signatures on his online petition convinced the Royal Bank of Australia to make a ruling for accessibility this past spring.

2015 President's Awardee
Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh

Erik Weihenmayer
Erik in kayak in rough water

The only blind person to climb the world's 7 highest peaks among many adventures including recently kayaking the entire length of the Colorado Canyon through the Grand Canyon. NBP's Honorary Trustee's adventurism and mission is an inspiration.

Gary Gulman

Gary Gulman

Boston native and graduate of Boston College, Gary has performed on every late night program from Late Night with Seth Meyers to The Late Show.

Sponsor braille literacy today!

Purchase your tickets or table online here,
or contact Charlotte Griffiths at (617) 425-2410 or

Hope to see you there!

A Million Laughs for Literacy Gala



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Lumber Liquidators

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John Hancock

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Senior Vice President
State Street Corporation

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