Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC)

The Boston Public Health Commission is an independent public agency providing a wide range of health services and programs. Public service and access to quality health care are the cornerstones of the BPHC mission – to protect, preserve, and promote the health and well-being of all Boston residents, particularly those who are most vulnerable.


Children’s Hospital Association (CHA)

The Children’s Hospital Association leverages the advocacy strength, analytic capabilities, scientific rigor and business acumen of the former NACHRI, N.A.C.H. and CHCA organizations on behalf of its member hospitals and the children they serve.


Children’s League of Massachusetts (CLM)

Children’s League of Massachusetts is a statewide non-profit association of over 70 private and public organizations and individuals that collectively advocate for public policies and quality services that are in the best interest of the Commonwealth’s children, youth and families.   It is through public education and advocacy that the Children’s League promotes the availability, accessibility, and quality of these needed services.


Children’s Mental Health Campaign (CHMC)

The Children’s Mental Health Campaign (CMHC) is an ever-growing coalition of families, advocates, health care providers, educators, and consumers from across Massachusetts dedicated to comprehensive reform of the children’s mental health system.




Conference of Boston Teaching Hospitals (COBTH)

The Conference of Boston Teaching Hospitals (COBTH) is a coalition of fourteen Boston-area teaching hospitals. The COBTH member hospitals recognize the importance of collaborating in a number of important areas, among them ensuring quality care and advocating for policies that advance the missions of medical education and research.



Health Care for All (HCFA) 

Health Care for All seeks to create a consumer-centered health care system that provides comprehensive, affordable, accessible, culturally competent, high quality care and consumer education for everyone, especially the most vulnerable.






Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center (MB)

The Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center (MassBudget) produces non-partisan policy research, analysis, and data-driven recommendations focused on improving the lives of low- and middle-income children and adults, strengthening our state’s economy, and enhancing the quality of life in Massachusetts. MassBudget’s Children’s Budget shows how our state budget affects the lives of children. It describes every major program that serves children, including how the programs work, their goals, and their funding history.


Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association (MHA)

The Massachusetts Health and Hospital Association (MHA) is a voluntary, not-for-profit organization comprised of hospitals and health systems, related organizations, and other members with a common interest in promoting the good health of the people of the Commonwealth.




Massachusetts Child Health Quality Coalition (M-CHQC)  

The mission of the Massachusetts Child Health Quality Coalition (CHQC) is to champion and advocate for improved child health quality and measurement in Massachusetts. An innovative, public-private partnership, the CHQC is a neutral convener of a broad set of stakeholders including primary care and specialist providers, parent and family advocates, hospitals, health plans, health professional groups, state and local agencies, community organizations, and policy experts. The CHQC’s goals are to develop a shared understanding of pediatric health quality priorities in Massachusetts and facilitate sustainable gains in child health outcomes and in the health care system.


Massachusetts Public Health Association (MPHA)

The Massachusetts Public Health Association (MPHA) is the state’s leading voice for public health. This statewide membership organization engages communities in advocacy to protect and improve the health of all the Commonwealth’s residents.


New England Alliance for Children’s Health (NEACH-CC)

The New England Alliance for Children’s Health (NEACH), an initiative of Community Catalyst, is a broad coalition of over 500 New England-based health care and child advocates, hospitals and health care providers, legal experts, interfaith organizations, business leaders, and consumers dedicated to promoting access to high-quality, affordable health care for all children.


Tobacco Free Mass (TFM)

Tobacco Free Mass is a privately-funded coalition that advocates for funding and policies that support tobacco prevention and reduction of the public’s exposure to secondhand smoke. Since its founding in 1991, the Coalition has remained active by advocating for funding and policies to reduce death and disease caused by tobacco use.