She will be joined by colleagues and loved ones at the ceremony.
On March 24, Kim Janey will be sworn in at City Hall as the 55th Mayor of Boston. She will be creating history as the first Black and first female Mayor of Boston. Chief Justice Kimberly Budd will administer the oath of office, while Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley will preside over the ceremony. Reverend Willie Bodrick, II, Senior Pastor at the Twelfth Baptist Church, will deliver the invocation.
Shira Laucharoen is a reporter based in Boston. She currently serves as the assistant director of the Boston Institute for Nonprofit Journalism. In the past she has written for Sampan newspaper, The Somerville Times, Scout Magazine, Boston Magazine, and WBUR.