Boston Alliance for Community Health

Initiatives and Activities

"When you add us all up, BACH's membership is in the thousands. Some of us are from the neighborhood and some of us are from an organization. We may not always agree on everything, but in the end, we all want the same thing: safe and healthy communities."


NEW Tobacco Regs: A Public Health Victory

On October 10, 2011, the Boston Public Health Department’s conference room at 1010 Massachusetts Avenue was packed beyond standing room. The door had to be kept open as t-shirted youth waiting to testify in support of new tobacco regulations stood patiently next to men in business suits concerned about the loss of business. My name […]

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Sheila Ramirez Testimony

Hello, my name is Sheila Ramirez. I am 15 and attend Brighton High. I am a youth leader at the Hyde Square Task Force in Jamaica Plain. First, I want to thank you for taking the time to listen to me today about changing the regulations on tobacco sale. The regulations that I am asking […]

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Taylor Kimball Testimony

South Boston Community Health Center – Youth Ambassador Program 409 West Broadway South Boston, MA 02127 Dear Boston Board of Health Members: My name is Taylor Kimball and I am a part of the South Boston Youth Ambassadors program at the South Boston Community Health Center, a program in which sixty teens and caring adults […]

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