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

Governor Baker recently released a proposed budget for 2017. To make sure that essential public health funding is included, be sure to contact your legislatures.
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Funding Opportunities from BACH Focused on Trauma Response and Resilience

In an effort to move forward with one of the key Strategic Issues identified in the Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnership (MAPP) health planning report, The Boston Alliance for Community Health is making up to $60,000 available for trauma response and resilience building efforts.
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CCHERS Community Training on Critical MASS Toolkit

Join our Partners at Center for Community Health Education, Research and Service (CCHERS) for Taking Community Action on Health Disparities: A Community Training on Critical MASS Toolkit. Sessions to be held on four Saturdays: April 2, 9, 23 and 30.
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CEMC 2016: Passport to Public Health Workshops!

BACH and BPHC invite residents to a community discussion about the intersection between active transportation and air pollution in Chinatown. Join Stefanie Seskin, Active Transportation Director for the Boston Transportation Department, and Dr. Doug Brugge, Community Assessment of Freeway Exposure and Health (CAFEH) Co-Chair.
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Check out BACH's Winter 2016 Newsletter!"

Catch up with BACH, Let's Get Healthy, Boston!, and our partner organizations through our winter newsletter! Read on to learn more about some of our Healthy Community Champions; Community Health Workers in Massachusetts; food access efforts in Codman Square; and new developments in Dudley!
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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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