Massachusetts Public Health Association

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Demonstrate Your Organization’s Support to Safeguard the Federal Nutrition Programs: Sign Letter to President-Elect Trump and Congress

Join the National Anti-Hunger Organizations (NAHO) in calling on the incoming Congress and the President-Elect to safeguard and support critically-important programs that provide a national nutrition safety net for vulnerable, low-income individuals and families. National, state and local organizations are…

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The Prevention & Wellness Trust Fund – A National Model That Needs Your Support

The Massachusetts Prevention & Wellness Trust Fund (PWTF) – a $60 million, first-in-the-nation investment in prevention – has become a cornerstone of the state’s public health strategy and a national model that is being closely watched across the nation. However, funding…

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Sign-On Letter: Support the Future of the Prevention & Wellness Trust Fund

What do Berkshire Health Systems, the Hudson Board of Health, the YMCA of Central MA, and Boston Senior Home Care have in common?  They’ve all signed on to a letter supporting the Prevention & Wellness Trust Fund (PWTF)…and we hope…

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Join Us to Support the Prevention Trust!

Sign On Letter: Prevention & Wellness Trust Fund is Key to Achieving Better Health & Eliminating Health Inequities The Prevention & Wellness Trust Fund is a Massachusetts first, enabling major investments in prevention across the state – but funding will…

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Speak up for the Fair Share Constitutional Amendment

On May 18, 2016, the Massachusetts legislature will hold a “constitutional convention” and will take up the Fair Share Constitutional Amendment—a proposal that would dedicate upwards of $1.5 billion annually to improve two social determinants of health: transportation and public…

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Action Alert: The Fair Share Constitutional Amendment

April is the month for you to take action on the Fair Share Constitutional Amendment (FSCA), a proposal before the Massachusetts legislature that would dedicate upwards of $1.5 billion annually to improve two social determinants of health: transportation and public education.

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Spotlight: Transportation as a Social Determinant of Health – Why Transportation is a Public Health Issue

Access to affordable, convenient transportation plays a crucial role in public health. The cost and time required for daily travel between home, work, school, daycare, and groceries greatly impacts the quality of life for us all. Those who can afford…

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Action Alert: Attend Hearing on the Fair Share Constitutional Amendment

On Tuesday, January 19th, a legislative hearing will be held at the State House on the Fair Share Constitutional Amendment Campaign led by Raise Up Massachusetts. If passed, the Fair Share Amendment will create additional revenue which will be invested…

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Action Alert: Sign Petition Against MBTA Fare Hikes

This month Gov. Baker’s MBTA Control Board will recommend ways to tackle the MBTA’s financial problems. Unfortunately, they are considering increasing fares while cutting public transportation routes and hours. The MBTA includes the T as well as the commuter rail,…

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Changing Diabetes in Massachusetts

Diabetes activists in Massachusetts are holding an event at the State House on November 17 in conjunction with World Diabetes Day, which is November 14. All are invited to attend. Date: November 17, 2015 Time: 10:30 Where: Nurses Hall 2nd Floor…

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