improving health through community partnerships and neighborhood planning
advocating for sound policies to create helth equity for Boston Residents
addressing issue that challenge and unite us
building strong and vibrant neighborhoods
imagining a positive future for ourselves, our children and our communities

Boston Alliance for Community Health


The Boston Alliance for Community Health (BACH) is a diverse city-wide partnership of
neighborhood coalitions and over 50 community-based partners working to make Boston a healthier and a more equitable place to live, play, learn and work.

We do this through:

  • health planning
  • policy advocacy
  • community engagement
  • resource allocation

“We cannot seek achievement for ourselves and forget about the progress and prosperity of our community.” Cesar Chavez
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Becoming an Organizational or Individual Member of BACH is easy and free. Just download and complete the Membership Application.

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CEMC Session 3: Financial Stability

Are you interested in learning about different ways you can improve your credit score? Do you want some strategies that can help you start saving? Want to know the best ways to ensure you have financial security and freedom? We can help! Come to learn more with the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC). FREE EVENT. DINNER PROVIDED.
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Ask Mayor Walsh to Make Boston an Equitable City.

The Boston Racial Justice and Equity Initiative has created a petition asking Mayor Walsh to create a Racial Justice and Equity Commission, which would guide every city department in setting goals to reduce inequities. City governments across the country are committing to make racial equity a part of every department's work, including budgeting, education, transportation, housing and more. Let’s make Boston a city with equitable opportunities for all.
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Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnership (MAPP) is an extensive health planning process that emphasizes creating partnerships and assessing the community's health from many different perspectives. This community health assessment and improvement plan for the City of Boston is the result of the contributions and hard work of thousands of people and scores of organizations from many sectors and neighborhoods of Boston over the past two and a half years.
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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 capacity building in order to reduce the burden of chronic diseases in our communities. Citywide, these changes will affect 75% of city residents.
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