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MPHA is a private, non-profit, statewide membership organization that promotes a healthy Massachusetts through advocacy, education, community organizing, and coalition-building.

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Press Release: Quincy Mayor Koch, Pittsfield Mayor Tyer Join Prevention Trust Coalition as Co-Chairs, Lead Call to Protect Groundbreaking Program in House Budget

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 24, 2017 Contact: Maddie Ribble, Massachusetts Public Health Association 617-697-2107, mribble@mapublichealth.org Quincy Mayor Koch, Pittsfield Mayor Tyer Join Prevention Trust Coalition as Co-Chairs, Lead Call to Protect Groundbreaking Program in House Budget Effort Supported by Bipartisan…

Action Alert! Help Protect Mass in Motion

On April 10, 2017, the Massachusetts House Ways and Means Committee released their proposal for the FY18 state budget without funding to maintain Mass in Motion in line item 4513-1111.  Representative Cariddi will file an amendment to the budget which would…

Action Alert! Advocate for Healthy Food Access in the State Budget

On April 10, 2017, the Massachusetts House Ways and Means Committee released their proposal for the FY18 state budget without funding for two important issues that address healthy food access and affordability: the Massachusetts Food Trust and the SNAP Gap….

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Advocacy Training

Policy Assembly 2017 Come learn how you can help advocate for state policy priorities that advance health equity in Western Massachusetts. Policies to be addressed include food security, transportation, economic justice, and community-clinical health integration. Join multi-sector community leaders &…

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150 Rally to Protect the Prevention Trust, Call for Fast Legislative Action

More than 150 people rallied last week at the State House to kick off a campaign to protect the first-in-the-nation Prevention and Wellness Trust Fund (PWTF). The rally included patients and community residents served by PWTF, community health workers, community-based service…

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