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 Kick-Off Event: Navigating Healthcare

Are you confused about how to sign up for an insurance plan? Is your current plan too high? We can help! Our kick-off event will have members of the Mayor's Health Line to answer questions and sign you up for an individual appoint to find what will work best for you. We can help you with enrollment, care management, multilingual services, and referrals to source of care providers. We hope to see you there!
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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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BACH Releases 2014 MAPP Report

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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BACH Partners with PHAI to Host Forum on Casinos & Gambling

Please join us for a Community Forum on Casinos & Gambling in collaboration with Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI) on Thursday, October 30th at 10:30 AM at Northeastern Law School. We will be discussing the predatory and toxic business of casino gambling and the devastating public health impacts that localized casinos would create in the Commonwealth.
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