Haitian Unity Parade on Blue Hill Ave.

May. 20, 2012 - 1:00 pm

The 12th Annual Haitian Unity Parade will take place on Blue Hill Avenue starting in Mattapan Square at 1p.m. More than one hundred local organizations, schools and businesses from all over New England, floats and marching bands are expected to participate. The parade will be led by Mr. Elie Jean Louis, Assistant Academic Superintendent of the Boston Public Schools, as Grand Marshall for this year. The event will feature lead sponsors Mayor Thomas Menino, State Rep. Linda Dorcena Forry, Director of the city's Intergovernmental Relations Mrs. Marie St. Fleur, and a host of city and state public officials.