An independent artist, singer and songwriter born in Nigeria and raised in Ireland.
Hosted by Jim Braude, host of WGBH’s “Greater Boston.”
Dr. Sarah Kimball, MD; Director of Boston Medical Center’s Immigrant and Refugee Health Center (IRHC) Rian Immigrant Center will present its Solas Award to Dr. Kimball for her steadfast dedication to refugee and immigrant rights, social justice, and the holistic health of immigrant and refugee families.
José Nieto The Rian Immigrant Center will present its Solas Courage Award to José Nieto for his incredible resilience, despite daunting personal, legal and systemic obstacles, in reuniting his family in the United States and his tireless pursuit of providing them a safe, stable life full of opportunity.
Honored for his human rights activism, commitment to social justice, and philosophy of mutual respect
Thank you to our Generous Sponsors
2021 Solas Awards Celebration is supported by these generous individual and organization sponsors: