Prevention and Wellness Trust Fund

The Prevention & Wellness Trust Fund (PWTF) has increased access to preventive services for nearly 1 million people across every region of the Commonwealth. PWTF invests in evidence-based community interventions that keep residents healthy and safe.

Massachusetts Food Trust Program

Too many Massachusetts communities have poor access to healthy food and lack strong local job opportunities. The
Massachusetts Food Trust Program would support new and expanded healthy food retailers and local
food enterprises in low and moderate income communities.

SNAP Access: Closing the “SNAP Gap”

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) offers nutrition assistance to millions of eligible, low-income individuals and families and provides economic benefits to communities. SNAP is the largest program in the domestic hunger safety net. Close the “SNAP Gap” and Create…

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Press Release: Health Care Providers, Mayors, Health Policy Leaders Press House to Save Successful Prevention Programs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 12, 2018 Contact: Maddie Ribble, 617-697-2107 Health Care Providers, Mayors, Health Policy Leaders Press House to Save Successful Prevention Programs Letter cites role of Prevention Trust in successful MassHealth transformation In anticipation of a major debate…

Press Release: Public Health, Community Advocates Praise Attorney General For Updated Hospital Investment Guidelines

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 7, 2018 Contact: Maddie Ribble, 617-697-2107 or Enid Eckstein, 617-694-0304 Public Health, Community Advocates Praise Attorney General For Updated Hospital Investment Guidelines Reforms Expected To Lead To Greater Impact On Community Health And Improved Community Engagement…

Take action today for equity & public health in marijuana policy

The Massachusetts House of Representatives will be debating amendments to the recreational marijuana bill today. The Senate will follow with debate tomorrow, Thursday, June 22nd. Now is the time to act to ensure that recreational marijuana policy in Massachusetts addresses…

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