Awards & Milestones 


LEONARD TSHITENGE - June  2019 

CPLAN CHAMPION - COMMUNITY FATHER LEADER AWARD 

(CPLAN) The Collaborative Parent Leadership Action Network

Amplifying Parents as Partners to Achieve Equitable Education Policies and Practices.

CPLAN is working to change this-bridging gaps to shift how teachers, policymakers, and administrators engage students and families, and creating opportunities for parents to step into their power, to put all students on a path toward lifetime success. For more info, please visit

http://cplanma.org

September 2018

Winner of The  Boston Congolese Gala Community Service Award 




July 2018

Winner of Ajabu African Awards 2018 - African Youth Engagement Champion


March  2018

Nominated for Best African Community Organizer by the African New England Awards Association. 


July 2017

Certified Boston Poet approved by the Mayor’s office of Arts and Culture and The Boston Planning and Development Agency.


January 2017

ENGAGEMENT WITH MAYOR WALSH, MAYOR OF BOSTON



January 2017

ENGAGEMENT WITH CHARLIE BAKER, GOVERNOR OF MASSACHUSETTS. 

Mr. Tshitenge's Arts, Advocacy and consultancy work contributed to the signing of the Congo-Conflict Mineral bills signed by Gov. Charlie Baker. 



February 2016

Engagement With Todd Philip Haskell, Current United States Ambassador of the Republic of the Congo Brazzaville. 


JUNE 2016

ORGANIZED 1ST BOSTON AFRICAN ENTREPRENEURSHIP EXPO WITH SPECIAL GUEST MASSACHUSETTS ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT & INTERNATIONAL TRADE, MR. NAM PHAM 


APRIL 2018

Engagement with Dr. Arikana, African Union Ambassador To The United States.


" I LOVE YOUR WORK " 

HONORABLE AMBASSADOR OF THE AFRICAN UNION TO THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, DR. ARIKANA CHIHOMBORI-QUAO


Mr. Tshitenge is a member of The African Union, Constituency for Africa, Boston University and Harvard University and engaged with Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao, the African Union Ambassador to the United States of America to enabled powerful engagement to continue the diaspora work that he does in the Boston area and beyond.


SEPTEMBER 2018

PARTNERED WITH CITY AWAKE - A PROGRAM OF THE GREATER BOSTON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE To highlight the experiences, challenges, and possibilities for millennials of color in the city of Boston.


MAY 2013-SEPTEMBER 2017

COMMUNITY BUILDING EVENTS THROUGH  ENTREPRENEURSHIP 


SEPTEMBER 2018

LEONARD TSHITENGE WAS INVITED TO  joined the planning Artists team to design Oasis @Bartlett -  a public plaza, for public art installations. 


SEPTEMBER 2018

Mr. Tshitenge with David Price ,  The Executive Director of Nuestra Communidad - One of Boston's oldest and most successful community development organizations devoted to building the wealth and enhancing the physical, economic and social well-being of Boston and other underserved populations in the grater Boston area. 


Nuestra Communidad hired Mr. Tshitenge in the past as a  consultant in variety of Projected related to Community Residence Initiatives, including for  the launching and structuring the Male Engagement Network Nuestra Chapter


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