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

Welcome

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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Get Involved – Become a Member!

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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

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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Enroll in Health Care Through the New Health Insurance Marketplace.

The Mayor's Health Line has planned multiple events located throughout Boston to help enroll those who are seeking health coverage in the new Health Insurance Marketplace. The enrollment events are scheduled through March 23rd. MHL staff will be on site to assist all needing to apply and enroll. This service is multilingual, free and confidential.
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BACH News

BACH to host an Americorps Member: Volunteer Coordinator Wanted!

BACH is partnering with SCI Social Capital, Inc. to host a full-time Americorps member. In the role of Volunteer Outreach Coordinator, this individual will develop and implement practices for effective volunteer engagement at BACH, drawing on SCI's emphasis on relationship development and nurturing local social networks. If you are interested in this 10-month opportunity, follow the link below.
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Casting Call for Youth Narrator in Community Health Video.

BACH is accepting submissions to cast a narrator in a multimedia video project. This project focuses on community health in Boston, with emphasis on racism, social determinants of health and how we can achieve health equity. We need your help to find a young adult with a great personality to play the part! People of color encouraged to apply and bilingual in Spanish and English is preferred.
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