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BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS - MARCH 24: Mayor Kim Janey is sworn in as the Mayor of Boston, next to her granddaughter Rosie Janey, at Boston City Hall on March 24, 2021 in Boston, Massachusetts. She is the first woman, and first Black Mayor of the city. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

“Today is a new day for my Rosie and for every little girl and every little boy watching.  Let’s make it count.” – Boston Mayor Kim Janey

Kim Janey made history today as the first person of color and first woman to be sworn in as Mayor of Boston.  She is the 55th Mayor of the City of Boston.

During her speech at her swearing-in ceremony, Mayor Kim Janey said, “I will work each day so that all residents have opportunities to learn, earn and thrive.”

Congratulations to Mayor Kim Janey on this historic day!

You can watch her full swearing-in ceremony in the video below.

Swearing-In Ceremony of Mayor Kim Janey

Mayor Kim Janey is sworn in as the 55th Mayor of the City of Boston at Boston City Hall. Mayor Janey, making history as the first Black and first woman Mayo...