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!
Becoming an Organizational or Individual Member of BACH is easy and free. Just download and complete the Membership Application.
CEMC Session 5: Domestic Violence
Our meeting, facilitated by Casa Myrna, will review how we define and talk about domestic violence, the types of abuse, cycles and patterns of abuse, barriers to partners leaving, myths about domestic violence, and resources for people who are currently in an abusive relationship or have been in the past. 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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Making the Connections Boston: Race, Place, and Your Health
Have you seen our "Making the Connections" video? Our own Community Organizer gives you an introduction to the social determinants of health, the health of Boston, and some steps you can take to create change. click below!
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BACH 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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