Boston Public Health Commission

Men of Boston | Oct. 6

Codman Square Health Center will proudly present it's 19th annual fundraising event, Men of Boston Cook for Women's Health 2016, on Thursday evening October 6, 2016 to raise funds and awareness to improve women's health in our community. Each year more than 800 supporters gather under the Gala Tent at 637 Washington Street in Dorchester to enjoy delectable samplings from Boston's finest restaurants served by celebrity male chefs who represent a veritable "who's who" from Boston's business, political, entertainment, and hospitality worlds.


When: October 6 at 6pm

Where: Codman Square Health Center, 637 Washington St. 


For more information contact Scotland Huber: 617-822-8734 or by email:



6th Annual Mattapan On Wheels Bike-a-Thon | Jul. 23

Looking to get your friends in on the action?

Create a team at registration and invite your friends to sign up for MoW!

MoW gets bigger each year. With more participants biking in the event, funds are needed to ensure that MoW is everything that you want it to be. Consider making a donation to help us reach our goal of $5,000 to start planning for MoW 2017.

Any and all donations are greatly appreciated!

When: Jul. 23 at 8am

Where: Walker Playground at Norfolk Park - 528 Norfolk Street

If you would like to be a vendor, lend a hand on one of our routes, or be a volunteer, or call 617-433-7050.

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Boston’s Neighborhood Walks for Peace

if you want to go fast go alone, if you want to go far, go together

Join Project R.I.G.H.T for a Community Walk and Gathering by DEMANDING PEACE! Join them and walk, shout and honk for peace! Supporters include:

When: Mondays, Summer July 5 – September 10

Where: Lilla Fredrick Pilot Middle School 270 Columbia Road, Grove Hall


For more information please contact: Jorge Martinez, Sr. Executive Director, 617-541-5454




Passport to Public Health | Jul. 28

Join neighbors and Whittier St. Health Center for a conversation about online security and how to safeguard your children and family from cyberbullying, human trafficking and other predatory activity. Learn useful strategies to fight against harmful online concerns that may affect your community. 


When: Thursday, July 28. 6-8pm

Where:  Whittier St. Health Center Community Room , 1290 Tremont St. 02120


Please Direct RSVPs or Questions to: Carolina Prieto, 617-534- 23649  

Human Nature Outdoor Yoga

This summer, explore your inner nature with outdoor yoga in some of Boston’s most beautiful neighborhood parks. Experience the elements and energy of the Earth with gentle poses, deep breathing and meditation for people of all ages and levels.


When: Mondays, 6:00 - 7:00 PM; Thursdays, 10:00 - 11:00 AM

Where: Dorchester Park, 2180 Dorchester Ave., Dorchester (Mondays) and Hunt-Almont Park, 40 Almont Street, Mattapan (Thursdays).

For more information please contact: Substance Use Outreach Worker, Isabel Torres at 857-230-0618

Community Listening Session on Violence | July 6

Boston Public Health Commission will be on hand to hear from the community. 

Violence never has just one victim… Trauma Services can help. Tell Boston Public Health Commission what your community needs.

Dinner, childcare and translation services will be provided. For more info call: 617-534-2382.

When: Wednesday, July 6 at 5:30 PM - 8 PM

Where: Black Box Theater at Codman Square Health Center, 637 Washington St, Dorchester, MA 

LDB Peace Institute Listening Session | June 9

Join Louis D. Brown Peace Institute for a very important conversation. What do survivors of murder victims need in the days, months, and years after a loved one's death? Speak from your heart and be heard by representatives from the Boston Public Health Commission.

When: Thursday, June 9 6-8pm

Where: Louis D. Brown Peace Institute, 15 Christopher St, Dorchester, MA 02122

Dinner, childcare and translation services will be provided. 

To RSVP for more information contact Rachel Rodrigues 617-825-1917 or



Learn How to Save a Life: Community-Wide Overdose Prevention Training | March 22

The Boston Public Health Commission will be conducting a community-wide training and registration of participants. This training will include: learning to identify the signs of an opiate overdose, instruction in how to administer Narcan, and stories from people who are been effected by Narcan. This workshop is free and open to the public.

For more information please contact the branch.


When: Tuesday, March 22at 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM >> Read More

Social Determinants that Influence Emergency Preparedness | Feb 11

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity in the City of Boston is on the rise. This course will provide an overview of the social determinants of health and vulnerability that influence differences in health status throughout Boston neighborhoods and shape health outcomes after emergencies.

Participants will learn how health inequities amongst communities lead to a disproportionate exposure and impact from emergencies. Boston MRC members and the general public will be equipped with the knowledge needed to understand the needs of diverse communities while supporting response and recovery operations in the City of Boston after an emergency. 


When:  Thursday, February 11, 2016,   6:00 pm-8:00 pm (check in begins at 5:30 PM)

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Parenting Wisely Infosession | May 27

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Parenting Wisely is a low-cost evidence-based interactive, video-based training program for parents. The Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC)’s Violence Intervention and Prevention (VIP) program can provide you with the materials necessary to implement the program in your community - including the video, workbooks, facilitator guide, and ongoing support and technical assistance. Come to the infosession to learn more!


When: Wednesday, May 27th


Where: 727 Mass Ave

To RSVP: contact Tali Ruskin at TRUSKIN@BPHC.ORG or call 617-534-2314


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