improving health through community partnerships and neighborhood planning
advocating for sound policies to create helth equity for Boston Residents
addressing issue that challenge and unite us
building strong and vibrant neighborhoods
imagining a positive future for ourselves, our children and our communities

Boston Alliance for Community Health


The Boston Alliance for Community Health (BACH) is a diverse city-wide partnership of neighborhood coalitions and over 50 community-based partners working to make Boston a healthier and a more equitable place to live, play, learn and work.

We do this through:

  • health planning
  • policy advocacy
  • community engagement
  • resource allocation

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Get Involved – Become a Member!

Becoming a member of BACH is easy and free. Simply subscribe to our mailing list and gain access to a wide range of trainings, workshops, community events and organziational partners. Join us in our city-wide effort to make Boston more equitable.
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MAPP Report 2014

Take a look at BACH’s MAPP Report to find out more about an ambitious health planning process that led to our five strategic issues.
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Policy Advocacy Announcement from our Partners at Massachusetts Public Health Association

The Massachusetts Public Health Association encourages Massachusetts residents to Support Public Health Budget Amendments in the FY 17 budget.
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Find a Community Listening Session Near You!

The Boston Public Health Commission and City of Boston are hosting a series of community listening sessions about how to best support residents through times of trauma.
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Jargon Buster!

Jargon severely limits inclusiveness across sectors. Use this tool to help bridge that gap and make your field more transparent, as well as learn more about others!
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SCI AmeriCorps Fellow Position Open at BACH

Boston Alliance for Community Health is a partner of Social Capital Inc and the SCI AmeriCorps program. At Boston Alliance for Community Health we are looking for ONE member to serve as a Volunteer Outreach Coordinator from Sept. 2016 - Jun. 2017.
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CEMC 2016: Passport to Public Health Workshops!

BACH and BPHC invite residents to a community discussion about the mental health (and its intersection with physical health) of Seniors. Join Professor of Practice at Simmons College of Social Work, Gary Bailey, MSW, ACSW, and Healthy Community Champion, Norma Lawrence.
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Making the Connections Boston: Race, Place, and Your Health

Have you seen our "Making the Connections" video? Our own Community Organizer gives you an introduction to the social determinants of health, the health of Boston, and some steps you can take to create change. click below!
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