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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Our Community

CEMC Session 4: Healthy Affordable Foods

Are you interested in learning about food security, food access, the systems that act as barriers to health equity, and how to combat them Do you want to learn how to own a garden plot, and basic skills about how to be a great gardener? Come to our meeting and hear from Boston Natural Areas Network about these topics and more! 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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Stand Against Racism

Join BACH in our Stand Against Racism in partnership with South End Healthy Boston Coalition and YWCA Boston. Free screening of the movie 'Flag Wars' and discussion on gentrification, identity and community at the historical Ten City. While Urban Renewal threatened to displace neighborhood residents in the South End, Tent City was born from the pitched tent protests in 1968 and offers 269 units of affordable, mixed-income and market rate apartments for families. Friday, April 24th, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM. Light snacks will be provided.
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Summer Internship Opportunity

The PICH Community Engagement Summer Intern will actively contribute to the success of the Health Community Champions 2015 Training and Technical Assistance Program. She/he will support PICH trainers and consultants serving 12 Boston based community based organizations or coalitions, and up to 70 community champions/trainees this summer. This is a great opportunity for someone who has experience (or is interested in gaining experience) in training/event/meeting planning, logistical coordination, social media and marketing. Individuals with strong attention to detail, good interpersonal and communication skills, and an interest in serving in a community health environment will thrive in this internship.
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