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Achieving racial justice and health equity requires engaging residents who are most affected by inequities in decisions that will impact them or their community. This involves listening to understand the issues that matter most to Boston residents and developing policies and action where it is most needed.  

Community Conversations are collaboratively hosted by the Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC), City of Boston departments, and other local stakeholders to inform and engage residents in decisions including, but not limited to, public policy, strategic planning, and community benefits.section break for 2019

Boston Community Health Needs Assessment  

To support Boston’s Community Health Needs Assessment process, BPHC held four community health prioritization meetings with residents of Roxbury and Mattapan neighborhoodsClick here to view a summary report.  

2019 Community Meeting
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Mental Health and Community Violence  


BPHC and local youth serving agencies including Boston Center for Youth and Families (BCYF) hosted a series of neighborhood-specific community conversations with youth on mental health and community violence. Click here to view a summary report


2018 Community Meeting
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Health and Fair Housing  


BPHC, Office of Fair Housing & Equity, and housing advocates held a series of neighborhood meetings to engage residents and city officials on shaping the future of housing choices in Boston.
2017 Community Meeting


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​​Last updated 2/27/2020
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