Boston Alliance for Community Health

About Us

True health equity is achieved when every person, regardless of their socio-economic status, race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or any other status, has the opportunity to achieve their full health potential and the highest quality of life appropriate for each stage of life.


Making Your Vote Count

BACH is committed to supporting policy change that aligns with our mission and vision for a healthy, vibrant, just, and equitable Boston. In the upcoming election, two questions on the ballot will address important public health legislation: On Tuesday, November 4th, Vote YES to Questions 3 and 4! Question 3: Expanding Prohibitions on Gaming A […]

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Community Forum on Casinos & Gambling

Please join us for a community event in collaboration with Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI). We will be discussing the predatory and toxic business of casino gambling and the devastating public health impacts that localized casinos would create in the Commonwealth. Community Forum on Casinos & Gambling Thursday, October 30th at 10:30 am. Northeastern Law […]

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What Matters For Health

What matters when it comes to your health? To the health of your family? To the health of your neighborhood? Brigham and Women’s Hospital and its community planning partners will be funding programs for health and well-being in the communities of Dorchester, Jamaica Plain, Mattapan, Mission Hill, and Roxbury. If you live or work in […]

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BACH RFP to Support Community Funding

Request for Proposals for Implementation of Strategic Issue Actions 2014-2015 The full RFP can be downloaded here as a PDF or a Word Document. Background In May 2014 BACH completed a comprehensive two-year Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP) process, a citywide and neighborhood-level strategic planning process that engaged more than 2,000 residents […]

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Spring 2014 Community Engagement

Speak Up! On March 6th and 8th, BACH partnered with the North Dorchester Coalition to host a community panel and dialogue with 10 other organizations from Bowdoin Geneva, Fields Corner, Grove Hall and Uphams Corner neighborhoods. The event provided a platform for over 100 residents of diverse backgrounds to offer their perspectives on subjects such […]

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MAPP Update, Spring 2014

For the past few years, BACH and its partners in Boston have been engaged in the Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP) community health assessment and community health improvement process. MAPP has been widely used in other communities for health improvement planning, and has been endorsed by the National Association of County and […]

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New Steering Committee Members

We are pleased to officially welcome are BACH’s newest Steering Committee members. These eight accomplished and passionate health advocates add a broad and deep range of experiences and perspectives to the racially and ethnically diverse BACH leadership. They have already become important contributors to BACH’s work of improving community health and achieving health equity. They […]

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Volunteer Outreach Coordinator Position

The mission of SCI Social Capital Inc. is to strengthen communities by connecting diverse individuals and organizations through civic engagement initiatives. We envision a nation where individuals are strongly connected to their neighbors and play an active role in shaping the destiny of their communities. This increase in ‘social capital’ will result in communities that […]

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Casting Call for Youth Narrator in Community Health Video

BACH is accepting submissions to cast a narrator in a multimedia video project. The video project focuses on community health in Boston, with emphasis on racism, social determinants of health (SDOH), existing data on inequities, and how we can achieve health equity. We are looking for a young adult between the ages of 15 and […]

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Stand Against Racism, 2014

For the second year in a row, BACH is participating in YWCA Boston’s Stand Against Racism Day. This year our focus is food justice and we are partnering with Nuestra Comunidad Development Corporation, Fresh Food Generation and Boston Day and Evening Academy. On April 25th, from 2-4pm at Dudley Public Library, we will be screening […]

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