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."


MBTA Fair Hikes

We’ve recently learned that the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) is currently discussing two fare hike proposals. These would increase fares by either 6.71 or 9.77 percent on average. This being said, the increase may be as high as 23 percent for certain passes. Such an increase would largely affect low-income residents and people of […]

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CHW’s are Vital to Improving Health Outcomes

By Holli Childs, BACH Intern “Health Coach and Patient.” Iora Primary Care health coach Brendalys Rosario takes senior Marina Haley on a tour of the new Iora practice in Hyde Park, Mass. “Public Health Community Health Trainers.” Public health educators at UMass Amherst train community health workers to establish health, wellness, and prevention programs and […]

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Bartlett Place: A New Look for Roxbury?

By Ellen Kenny, BACH Intern Construction begins at Bartlett Place. Nuestra CDC, one of BACH’s partners, along with Windale Developers, are behind the new and exciting Bartlett Place. Bartlett Place is a large, mixed-use development complex, which will begin construction in Dudley Square, Roxbury, early this year. Once completed, Bartlett Place will be the largest […]

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The Daily Table: Healthy Food Available to All

By Nermeen Tahoun, BACH Intern The Daily Table’s colorful sign welcomes patrons into the grocery store. When I heard of a grocery store that subsidizes its food and produce to lower the cost for customers, I had to check it out. The Daily Table in Codman Square, Dorchester, is a not-for-profit store that purchases and/or […]

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