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Anthony Crosson, Director, received his Bachelor's Degree in Sociology from Boston College and his Masters of Science in Management Degree from Emmanuel College. He has managed and supervised youth programs for nearly fifteen years.  He helped to lower recidivism rates in Boston by supporting re-entry efforts with Straight Ahead Ministries in partnership with the Department of Youth Services. Anthony joined BAHEC in 2008 as a Program Coordinator before being promoted to Senior Program Coordinator a few years later. Anthony managed the College Readiness efforts for Massachusetts General Hospital's Youth Scholars Program and served an integral role in securing the prestigious 2015 Foster G. McGaw Prize for Excellence in Community Service by MGH Center for Community Health Improvements (CCHI). This award was sponsored by the Baxter International Foundation, the American Hospital Association, and the Health Research & Educational Trust. In the role of Director of BAHEC, he has overseen the development and implementation of multiple programs designed to increase youth interest, engagement, and preparation for careers in health and public health. He also leverages key partnerships with neighboring hospitals, community health centers, colleges/universities, and other community based organizations to better support the mission of BAHEC.

Becca Rector
Becca Rector, Program Coordinator, received her Master's in Public Health from Tufts University. She has supervised youth enrichment programs for the last nine years; starting her career by developing programs for high school athletes. She helped research and develop positive youth development programming with Massachusetts General Hospital. Becca also spent a semester working with the National Health Services in London to design childhood obesity prevention programming.  Becca helps to coordinate BAHEC's after-school programming for high school youth.  She develops, implements, and evaluates programming for BAHEC's youth leadership program, the Youth Advisory Board. She has presented her work at BAHEC at the American Public Health Association annual meeting twice; once in 2013 and again in 2016. 

th.PNGTierra Holmes, Program Coordinator, received her B.S. in Community/Health Education and B.A. in English from Howard University. She received her Master's in Public Health (MPH) from Boston University. Tierra is interested in using community engagement, health promotion, and outreach to advocate for youth, families and communities of color. In 2015, she spent a semester in Botswana volunteering as a Project Assistant with the Botswana Baylor Children's Clinical Center of Excellence (BBCCCoE). While there, she assisted with script development for Genome Adventures, a comic book series designed to engage local readers in conversations about HIV transmission and prevention. In 2016, she served as an AmeriCorps VISTA in Pennsylvania helping to manage school and community-based partnerships while also engaging students and their parents. Her commitment to meaningful and strategic engagement, has led to improvements in communication, program implementation, and client satisfaction. At BAHEC, Tierra helps identify and strengthen strategic partnerships, facilitate weekly youth discussion circles, and coordinate programs to build interest and engagement
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