About

Valerie Stephens is a woman of many talents who knows how to reinvent herself with the times while respecting the past.  

For more than 30 years, Bostonians have best known the multi-talented singer, storyteller, and actress for her use of arts to present strong images of African American women.  

Valerie creates most of her work through the Valerie Stephens Group & is a well-known attraction at local venues & festivals

Awards &  Accredations

Brother Thomas Fellowship

 

Bridge Award in Arts

 

Boston City Council Resolution

 

New England Foundation for the Arts Creative City Grant

 

Get Konnected! Boston Legends & Pioneers Award

 

NAACP Image Award

 

Urban Music Award in Blues

 

Urban Music Award in Jazz Nominee

 

Citations of Appreciation from the Cities of  Boston, New Bedford & Springfield.

2019

2019 

 

2018

2017

2016 

 

2011 

 

2007 

 

2011

Groups

Dorchester Historical Society

Massachusetts Memories Roadshow Advisory Board

Massachusetts Studies Network

Boston Pan African Forum

NAACP