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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BACH Strategies 2017-2019

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

HCCs Bring New Enthusiasm to the Fairmount Greenway Efforts

Healthy Community Champions have joined to together with the Fairmount Greenway to make an explicit connection between healthy communities, active transit and the greenways efforts.
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Criminal Justice Reform is a Public Health Issue

BACH has committed to supporting the Jobs NOT Jail Coalition because it is an important way to move towards racial and ethnic equity and improve health outcomes for families in Boston’s most vulnerable neighborhoods.
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Have Questions About Health Insurance?

Learn more about health insurance and get your questions answered by calling the Mayor’s Health Line!
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Seeking a Program Planning Consultant

BACH is seeking an experienced program planning consultant to support the next phase of the Healthy Community Champions program. Apply by January 31st.
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Become an Ambassador!

We are recruiting residents who are already actively engaged in their neighborhoods & able to connect with and mobilize their neighbors to take action on social justice and public health policy issues, to serve as Ambassadors!
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BACH Resident Engagement Update, Winter 2017

BACH continues to engage Boston residents in new and diverse trainings and events.
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Let’s Get Healthy, Boston! Update, Winter 2017

The latest Healthy Community Champions' efforts in the 3 key areas: healthy food and beverages, active transportation, and smoke-free housing.
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BACH Director’s Note, Winter 2017

David Aronstein outlines BACH's strategies and goals for the next year.
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