Boston Alliance for Community Health

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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.


#GiveBACH this Holiday Season!

This holiday season, BACH is asking YOU to help us increase our impact through social media. All you have to do is share your stories and photos of giving back to your community this holiday season and tag @BostonAlliance and #GiveBACH. Any time you tag a post or photo of your giving, you will gain one entry into our […]

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Workshop/Training Scholarship and Stipend

Boston Alliance for Community Health is excited to offer workshop/training scholarships and daily stipends to our BACH members. We understand the importance of supporting our residents and community leaders in gaining the skills to be well-informed and successful advocates for systemic changes. Workshops/Trainings must be centered on skill building that connects with one of the […]

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The BACH Healthy Community Leadership Award

The BACH Healthy Community Leadership Award has been designed to highlight and honor Bostonians who identify with an underrepresented group (with particular focus on people of color, newer immigrants, refugees, members of the LGBTQ community) who have taken a leadership role in a community based coalition or organization, to help improve the health of the […]

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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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Community Engagement, Summer 2015

Making Healthy Connections In March, Community Engagement and Membership Committee (CEMC), hosted three resource fairs to give residents the opportunity to learn more about BACH, healthy behaviors, and systemic issues that impact Bostonians. These events were held in East Boston, Mattapan and South End, with resources ranging from housing to immigrant services. These events also […]

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PICH Update, Summer 2015

Let’s Get Healthy, Boston is a partnership between BACH and the Boston Public Health Commission.  Boston PICH aims to create sustainable changes in the neighborhoods and organizations where Bostonians spend their daily lives so that healthier choices are the easier choices for individuals to make.  Boston PICH is focuisng on improvements at the policy, systems, and […]

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BACH Update, Summer 2015

BACH and its members and partners have been busy taking action on the strategic issues that the community identified through the Mobilizing for Action Through Partnership and Planning process we completed in 2014. Some highlights include: The  Health Planning and Improvement Committee reconvened the working groups for each strategic issue on June 12th, which is […]

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Paid Internship Opportunity

Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) In partnership with the Boston Alliance for Community Health (BACH) Boston Partnerships to Improve Community Health (PICH) Community Engagement Summer Internship Boston Partnerships to Improve Community Health (PICH), is a 3-year, Center for Disease Control funded initiative to reduce the burden of chronic disease by addressing the health behavior risks […]

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Stand Against Racism

Join Boston Alliance for Community Health, South End Healthy Boston Coalition, and YWCA Boston as we take a Stand Against Racism. Flag Wars: Film Screening & Discussion This is one story about a community in Columbus, Ohio, undergoing gentrification and the inevitable clashes between residents. Free screening and discussion on identity, community and gentrification at […]

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BPHC and BACH Release Partnerships to Improve Community Health RFP

We are pleased to announce an exciting citywide initiative and funding opportunity for which BACH is partnering with the Boston Public Health Commission. This will result in significant public health policy and systems changes and provide some financial support for work at the neighborhood level. Across Boston we hope to engage residents in training and […]

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