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."


Nuestra Comunidad Development Corporation

Affordable housing is a proven, effective platform for long-term success for children and families, and has a strong impact on both individual and community health. Not having enough money to pay for housing costs is linked to increased stress levels and many other associated health issues, including chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease. Nuestra […]

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Age-Friendly Boston Initiative

In late February of 2015, 100 residents gathered in the Great Hall at Quincy Market to kick-off the Age-Friendly Boston Initiative (AFB), a five-year initiative that challenges the city’s public agencies, businesses, cultural, educational and religious institutions, community groups and individuals to consider how changes to policy and practice can create a more inclusive city […]

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Healthy Community Champions, Summer 2015

78 individuals from 9 different Boston neighborhoods and 12 neighborhood organizations have been recruited to participate as Healthy Community Champions, grassroots ambassadors and educators at the neighborhood level tasked with supporting Boston PICH goals. Let’s meet a few of these commuity leaders: Edna de Paula Age: 62 Organization: Allston Brighton Community Development Corporation Neighborhood: Allston/ […]

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