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.


Resident Engagement Update

Over the past year, BACH’s Community Engagement and Membership Planning Committee (CEMC), has collected data from our resident and organizational members regarding training needs, partnership opportunities, and BACH’s communication efforts, in order to develop more focused and utilized programming. With this information, CEMC has worked diligently to develop some exciting learning opportunities and events for […]

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Let’s Get Healthy, Boston! Update

The end of this summer, marks a major milestone for the Let’s Get Healthy, Boston! Healthy Community Champions (HCCs) initiative. Because the Federal funding for the program ends in September, we have been working to finish this phase of our work with a bang. With the support of the Tufts Health Plan Foundation, we are […]

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Summer 2017 Director’s Note

Much of BACH’s work is about connecting a range of organizations and residents, all of whom are committed to improving the health of Bostonians. We encourage people to try new approaches to health improvement and to widen their view about how addressing the social determinants of health is key to population health improvement. Some examples […]

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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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