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."


Resident Spotlight: Jeanne Sinatra

Jeanne Sinatra East Boston Collaborative for Families What is your overall impression of the MAPP process? It’s my first time involved with this process, and I’m just learning as I go. It’s hard to compare to any other process; it’s very unique. I like the MAPP process because it looks at health broadly. It really […]

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Healthier Roxbury to host “Listening and Learning” Sessions

Healthier Roxbury, BACH’s collaboration with the Greater Boston Aligning Forces for Quality Initiative (GB AF4Q), is an effort to bring the community together by strengthening connections between hospitals, health centers, and community programs and residents to achieve better health, beginning first with diabetes. Massachusetts Health Quality Partners (MHQP) is the operational home for GB AF4Q, […]

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Community Catalyst Speaks at APHA

In early November, the American Public Health Association held its Annual Meeting & Exposition in Boston. This event brings together over 13,000 national and international educators, researchers, epidemiologists and health professionals to address current and emerging health science, policy, and practice issues in an effort to prevent disease and promote health. Phillip O. González, Program […]

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2013 LGBTQ Youth Empowerment Conference

On Saturday, October 12, over 200 youth participants and facilitators gathered at Harvard Kennedy School in Cambridge to participate in Hispanic Black Gay Coalition (HGBC) 2013 LGBTQ Youth Empowerment Conference – a free conference that creates a safe and positive space for LGBTQ youth of color to be confident, empowered and advocates for social change. […]

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