Awards & Milestones 


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Awards & Honors


  • July 2017 - Certified Boston Poet approved by the Mayor’s office of Arts and Culture and The Boston Planning and Development Agency.
  • September 2018 - Boston Congolese Gala 2018 Community Service Award Winner for using Arts as a tool promote community activism, building bridges, Cultural Diversity/Inclusion
  • July 2018 - Winner of Ajabu African Awards 2018 - African Youth Engagement Champion
  • March 2018 Nominated for Best African Community Organizer and Spoken Word Artist by the African New
  • England Awards Association
  • KEY EVENTS A AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
  • JUNE 2016 - Organized 1st Boston African Artist-Entrepreneurship Expo with special guest Guest - Massachusetts Assistant Secretary of Business Development and International Trade, Mr. Nam Pham.
  • JULY 2016, AUGUST 2017, AUGUST 2018 , AUGUST 2019 - Program Coordinator & Master of Ceremony for The Annual African Festival of Boston (Started since July 17th, 2010) hosted by the Shalupe FoundationClick this text to start editing. This block allows you to add as many rows as you’d like, making it perfect for displaying a timeline, or narrating a business process. Click the green + sign on each row to add one below it. Double click the images to change them.


  • January 2017 - COMMUNITY BUILDING THROUGH Performing ARTS - ENTREPRENEURSHIP - ADVOCACY
  • January 2017 - keynote address speaker and featured artist at Bridgewater International Poetry Festival 2017 in Bridgewater, Virginia
  • April 2018 - Democratic Republic of Congo (Africa) - Two Days of Social Entrepreneurship
  • Workshop for Millennials Congolese Artists - Entrepreneurs.
  • SEPTEMBER 2018 & SEPTEMBER 2019 - PARTNERED WITH CITY AWAKE - A PROGRAM OF THE GREATER BOSTON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE To highlight the experiences, challenges, and possibilities for millennials Artists Entrepreneur of color in the city of Boston.



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Marty Walsh, Mayor of Boston


July 2017 - Certified Boston Artist  approved by the Mayor’s office of Arts and Culture and The Boston Planning and Development Agency.




January 2017 - Leonard Tshitenge was a Guest Speaker in front of 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. Baker

JUNE 2016 -Leonard Tshitenge organized the 1st Boston African Artist Entrepreneurship expo for African Artists and Entrepreneurs in collaboration with Hult International School of business with Special Guest , Massachusetts Assistant Secretary of Business Development and International Trace, Mr. Nam Pham. 

Dr. Arikana Chihombori,  African Union Ambassador to the United States.

"I love Your Work. Amazing"

LEONARD TSHITENGE - June  2019 

CPLAN CHAMPION - COMMUNITY FATHER LEADER AWARD 

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