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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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Action you can take now for health equity!

Last week, state legislators filed more than 5,700 bills that will be considered over the next two weeks. Now is a critical time here in Massachusetts to take action!  You have the chance to help MPHA promote policies that will reduce disparities and…

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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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Hundreds of Municipal, Health, and Civic Leaders Call on Legislature To Reauthorize Prevention & Wellness Trust Fund

This morning, a coalition of over 200 civic leaders delivered a letter to Massachusetts legislative leaders urging them to reauthorize the Prevention & Wellness Trust Fund (PWTF) before it expires in June 2017. The Prevention & Wellness Trust Fund (PWTF)…

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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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Add Your Name and Join Hundreds to Support the Future of the Prevention Trust

Please lend your support as we enter the next phase of the Massachusetts Prevention and Wellness Trust Fund (PWTF). This first-in-the-nation effort was launched in 2012 after a hard fought effort by MPHA and many allies. But funding will sunset…

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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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State Reps and Stakeholders Learn about the Prevention and Wellness Trust in New Bedford

MPHA staff were delighted to join the Southeastern Health Initiative for Transformation (SHIFT) at the stunning New Bedford Whaling Museum for an update on their work to implement their $5 million Prevention & Wellness Trust Fund (PWTF) grant from the…

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MPHA Helps Advance National Conversation on Social Determinants and Health Care

MPHA Policy Director Maddie Ribble recently presented at a national convening of the Voices for Better Health initiative about how the Massachusetts Prevention and Wellness Trust Fund can be a model to leverage the significant changes underway in our health…

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