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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

Resident Engagement, Summer 2016

BACH has continued to reach out to Boston residents through our Community Engagement and Membership Committee (CEMC) through a renewed and revamped monthly workshop series. In an effort to increase outreach efforts for the renamed “Passport to Public Health” workshops, we have partnered with the Boston Public Health Commission’s (BPHC) Office of Community Engagement and […]

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Let’s Get Healthy, Boston! Update, Summer 2016

iBike Boston In early June, “Let’s Get Healthy, Boston!” announced the official launch of a new campaign to encourage active living and safe transportation. The “I Bike” campaign features Boston residents alongside their bikes and share their reasons for biking. The residents featured in the campaign live in Allston/Brighton, Dorchester, East Boston, Hyde Park, Mattapan, […]

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Director’s Note, Summer 2016

This year is one of great challenges and changes in social, political, and health systems. Sometimes it seems like “everything is up in the air.” Nonetheless, BACH and its members are actively engaged in many efforts to shape these changes in ways that reflect the needs of Boston’s residents including its most vulnerable. One of […]

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Resident Engagement, Winter 2016

Let’s Get Healthy, Boston! Launch On Saturday, September 19, over 300 Boston residents, along with Congressman Michael Capuano; Boston Chief of Health and Human Services Felix Arroyo; City Councilor Tito Jackson; and BPHC’s Interim Executive Director Dr. Huy Nguyen, celebrated the early success of Let’s Get Healthy, Boston! with a healthy and fun event at the Roxbury YMCA. […]

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Healthy Community Champions, Winter 2016

Since last summer, 78 individuals from 9 different Boston neighborhoods and 12 neighborhood organizations have been recruited, trained and supported to become effective champions for Policy, System and Environmental improvements in Boston neighborhoods. Get to know a few of them below! Kerry Cameron Age: 26 Organization: Neponset Health Center Neighborhood: South Dorchester Topic Area: Active Transit Why […]

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Let’s Get Healthy, Boston! Update, Winter 2016

Boston PICH project has officially rebranded itself to Let’s Get Healthy, Boston! (LGHB). This name reflects the vision for our city, as well as a call to action. Since July, the 75 Healthy Community Champions (HCCs) participated in a 10-week training program with an over 75% completion rate. Of 12 grantees, 10 groups have continued […]

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Director’s Note/BACH Update, Winter 2016

The beginning of 2016 marks the start of my sixth year as Director at BACH. We have gone through tremendous changes in these five years: BACH’s Steering Committee expanded to include a broader array of community-based and health organizations in recognition of the importance of addressing the social determinants of health. It is now comprised […]

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#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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