Massachusetts Public Health Association

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What our Health Equity Champions Mean to the Communities they Serve

By now you are familiar with the names of this year’s MPHA Health Equity Champions. We asked colleagues of our Spring Awards Breakfast awardees to share a more intimate perspective on what makes these individuals extraordinary in the public health space. Click here to…

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Awards Breakfast

5 Reasons to Register for the 2017 Spring Awards Breakfast Today

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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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Community Benefits Forum

Forum –Critical Resources for Community Health: The State of Hospital Community Benefit in Massachusetts MPHA is proud to partner with Community Catalyst, Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation of Massachusetts, Partners for a Healthier Community, UMass-Amherst School of Public Health &…

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Join us March 1st for the Prevention and Wellness Trust Fund Campaign Kick-Off

Join us on March 1, 2017 for the campaign launch to call on the legislature to continue the important work of the Prevention and Wellness Trust Fund (PWTF). PWTF, a first-in-the-nation program, is an investment in prevention that has become a cornerstone of…

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Record Turnout for MPHA’s 2016 Annual Meeting, Expo and Career Fair: Moving the Public Health Agenda #NoRacialJusticeNoPublicHealth

This November we had a record turnout for the MPHA Annual Meeting and Expo with more than 450 advocates and professionals working in public health, health care, and economic and community development. We received tremendous support from the public health…

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MPHA Awards Breakfast – Call for Nominations!

MPHA is accepting nominations for our 2017 Public Health Awards Breakfast! Nominations will be accepted through Wednesday, January 11, 2017. Awards will be presented at the breakfast ceremony in the spring of 2017. Five award categories are up for nomination….

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Film Screening and Panel Discussion on Childhood Hunger in Metrowest

On Monday December 5th, 2016, The MetroWest Health Foundation and Morse Institute Library are hosting a screening of A Place at the Table followed by a panel discussion on childhood hunger in MetroWest and ways we can solve it together….

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Still not registered? Get to know our panelists – you won’t want to miss out!

 Camara Jones, President of APHA, has done extensive work on confronting institutionalized racism as a threat to health equity. This year Dr. Jones launched an APHA presidential initiative on racism and health to identify all areas in which racism exists…

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