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

Welcome

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 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

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 are featuring a “spotlight” from our interviews with each HCLA awardee to learn about their inspiring work and why they love our community.
Read their stories»

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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Immigration Policy Resources

Resources for immigrants to know their rights and connect with free attorney services. Also a guide that highlights why deportation and immigration issues are a public health and community safety problem, and actions steps for people working at local health agencies who are looking to protect and support undocumented residents and their families.
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Criminal Justice Reform is a Public Health Issue

Criminal justice reform is an important way to move towards racial and ethnic equity and it can improve health outcomes for families in Boston’s most vulnerable neighborhoods, which are predominantly people of color and immigrants. Learn how you can support the goals of the Jobs NOT Jails coalition and criminal justice reform.
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BACH News

**Apply Now for BACH's Steering Committee!**

Request for Bids for LGHB! Healthy Community Champions Promotional Video

Let’s Get Healthy, Boston! is looking for an individual, firm or not-for-profit to produce a series of short promotional videos to highlight the program’s achievements, impact on neighborhoods in policy and systems changes, and record the impact and stories of several Healthy Community Champions and team members!
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Apply for Our Summer Communications Internship

BACH is looking for an unpaid Communications Intern for this summer who will manage all of our communication needs. This internship is a perfect opportunity for someone who is interested in developing creative new strategies for BACH’s outreach work.
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Apply to Serve as BACH's SCI AmeriCorps Volunteer Outreach Coordinator

BACH is looking for someone to develop, implement, coordinate and manage projects that engage volunteers in BACH's work. As well as, somone who has a developing interest in public health, social determinants and racial equity.
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