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 organizational partners. Join us in our city-wide effort to make Boston more equitable.
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Boston Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) March 2017 Report

Boston has taken the findings of BACH’s MAPP Report and is using it as the basis for the City of Boston’s CHIP.

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BACH Strategic Plan 2017-2019

BACH 2017-2019 Strategies for Making Boston a Healthy and Equitable City.
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Our Community

Spotlight: Interviews with BACH Healthy Community Leadership Awardees

In honor of Black History Month and the legacy of leadership, strength and courage from the African American community, we interviewd each Healthy Community Leadership Award winner to learn about their inspiring work and why they love our community.
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BACH Healthy Community Leadership Awardee Honored at Celtics Game with "Heroes Among Us" Award!

Awardee EJ Slater was honored by the Boston Celtics for his outstanding work with Turn It Around in Charlestown which has been essential in raising awareness on the dangers of prescription drugs.
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Apply Now: SCI AmeriCorps Volunteer Outreach Coordinator

We are looking to fill this full time position with someone interested in public health and racial equity who will develop, implement, coordinate and manage projects that engage volunteers in BACH’s work.
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Winter 2017, BACH Director’s Note Update


“BACH’s work requires that we be a cross-sector alliance that brings all sorts of people and organizations together… We have been taking a hard look at what and how we do our work and the value it adds to the health of Bostonians now and in the future.”
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