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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.

BACH News

BACH Member & Community Meeting, June 15th 5:30 – 8:00 PM

When: Thursday, June 15, 2017, 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm Where: Whittier Street Health Center, 1290 Tremont St, Roxbury, MA 02120 BACH Member & Community Meeting will focus on the topic of approaches to preventing youth substance abuse. The evening will include discussion and input on Suffolk County Youth Substance Use Disorder Prevention Plan that is in […]

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LGHB! Healthy Community Champions Promotional Video – Request for Bids

Request for proposals from individuals, firms, or not-for-profits to produce a series of short promotional videos to highlight BACH’s Let’s Get Healthy, Boston! Program. Proposals due April 16th at 5:00 PM. Learn more about this opportunity from the following information, which can also be downloaded in PDF form here. Since 2014, BACH has partnered with the Boston […]

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BACH Steering Committee Application

Boston Alliance for Community Health (BACH) is a diverse citywide partnership working to improve the health of Boston’s most vulnerable populations by addressing social determinants of health and achieving racial and ethnic health equity. We do this by aligning the efforts of government, organizations, and residents through data-driven planning, influencing policy-making, community engagement, and resource […]

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Spotlight: Healthy Community Champions

Healthy Community Champions are the neighborhood level grassroots advocates and educators of the Let’s Get Healthy, Boston! initiative. Let’s meet a few of these commuity leaders: Souad Hajani Age: 51 Organization: East Boston Social Center, Family Engagement Neighborhood: East Boston Topic Area: Active Transit, Smoke-Free Housing Why did you become involved with the HCC program? […]

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Resident Engagement, Winter 2017

Throughout 2016, BACH was able to support over 20 residents in attending trainings. conferences and other learning opportunities through a modest scholarship program. Locally, residents participated in the Boston Alliance for Race and Equity Summit, ServSafe Program, Greater Boston Women of Color Environmental Health Conference, Technical Strategies to Ensure Participation in multi-lingual Meetings, hosted by […]

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Let’s Get Healthy, Boston! Update, Winter 2017

As BACH and its partners embark on the final leg of the 3 year project, Let’s Get Healthy, Boston!* we are eager to share notable highlights of our work and impact. Towards the goal of increasing the number of smoke free affordable housing units available in Boston, in 2016, we have transitioned a total of […]

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Director’s Note, Winter 2017

BACH’s work requires that we be a cross-sector alliance that brings all sorts of people and organizations together. So our members include dedicated neighborhood coalitions, hospitals, health centers, community development corporations, community-based organizations, policy advocacy groups, city and state health departments and residents from many of Boston’s neighborhoods. We have been taking a hard look […]

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2016 Annual Meeting Recap

We held our Annual Meeting on Monday, December 12th, which was a great night of discussion and celebration, with over 100 attendees! Our Director, David Aronstein, highlighted BACH’s 2016 year and discussed where we are headed in 2017. There were also presentations by the Boston Public Health Commission on Boston’s Community Health Improvement Plan Goals based […]

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Become an Ambassador!

BACH is piloting an exciting new program, Ambassadors, which is designed to raise awareness on policy efforts directly affecting neighborhoods and encourage resident participation in advocacy related to community health, while connecting Boston residents with organizations in their neighborhoods. Our hope is that this program will help in coordinating grassroots advocacy efforts across the city. […]

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Join the CEMC Planning Committee

The BACH Community Engagement & Membership Committee (CEMC) is looking for committed residents throughout Boston’s neighborhoods from all cultural/ethnic backgrounds who have innovative ideas on how to engage their community members in public health to join the 2016-2017 CEMC Planning Committee. This is a volunteer role. Tasks & Responsibilities: Develop plans & activities to support the mission […]

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