FRAMINGHAM – For the first time since Framingham became a city, the Mayor of Framingham met with a coalition of Brazilian churches.
The event was organized by Pastor Junior Ramos of Waves of Revival Church on Loring Drive in Framingham. He invited 22 churches and their leaders to the event.
After a small breakfast, Mayor Charlie Sisitsky spoke about how he wants to involved more of the Brazilian community in city government. He discussed economic development, issues in downtown Framingham and the importance of members of the Brazilian community serving on boards & commission, and other issues with the church leaders.
Framingham School Committee Chair Priscila Sousa also attended the event.
She talked about the district’s budget and the wrap around program, and answered questions on English as a second language classes, the parent information center, and the proposed new school in South Framingham.
Pastor Ramos said he hoped this would be the first of many events with City leaders.
SOURCE will have a full report, and more photos and video later.