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A Million Laughs for Literacy Gala

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Listen to the NBP Gala!

Our annual A Million Laughs for Literacy Gala was a very special evening, celebrating braille literacy and the blind community.
Listen to audio of the full event at ACB Radio!




Connor Mcleod

FEATURING
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



SPECIAL GUEST
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

COMEDIAN
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 cgriffiths@nbp.org.

Hope to see you there!



   
A Million Laughs for Literacy Gala

EVENT CO-CHAIRS

TOM SULLIVAN

Founder and Acting CEO
Lumber Liquidators

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TOM CROHAN
AVP & Counsel
John Hancock

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DANNY HIRCE
Senior Vice President
State Street Corporation

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EVENT SPONSORS


columbia threadneedle logo.

   
Grousbeck Family Foundation logo.

   
Hill Holliday logo.

   
KPMG logo.

   
NBA Cares logo.

   
New England Patriots Charitable Foundation logo.

   
O'Neill and Associates logo.

   
Red Sox Foundation logo.

   
Scripps Networks logo.

   
SFV logo.

   
SUFFOLK CONSTRUCTION

   
Tufts Health Plan logo.


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