Steering Committee

Members of our steering committee are also members and/or representatives of the agencies and organizations below. If you would like information on how to worth with or as a part of our steering committee, please see our Work With Us or Organizational Partnerships pages.

 

Boston Inspectional Services

https://www.cityofboston.gov/isd/

The Inspectional Services Department (ISD) is comprised of five regulatory divisions whose aim is to protect and improve the quality of life for all Boston residents by effectively administering and enforcing building, housing, health, sanitation and safety regulations mandated by City and State governments.

 

Boston Department of Neighborhood Development – Lead Safe Boston Program

https://www.cityofboston.gov/dnd/bhc/Lead_Safe_Boston.asp

Lead Safe Boston offers eligible homeowners, landlords, or tenants financial assistance help with lead-based paint abatement.

 

Boston Public Health Commission, Environmental Health Division

http://www.bphc.org/programs/cib/environmentalhealth/Pages/Home.aspx

The Environmental Health Division protects the health of Bostonians and visitors to the city through environmental monitoring and prevention activities, inspections, and emergency response to environmental hazards, provides outreach and education, and enforcement of regulatory laws.

 

Boston Public Health Commission, Healthy Homes and Community Supports Division

http://www.bphc.org/programs/cib/healthyhomescommunitysupports/Pages/Home.aspx

The Division of Healthy Homes and Community Supports is committed to protecting the health and well-being of Boston individuals and families, across the lifespan, in homes and communities.

 

Children’s Hospital Boston

http://childrenshospital.org/

Children’s Hospital Boston is New England's regional referral pediatric center and a safety net hospital for the most critically ill children and those from low-income families. Children’s Hospital partners with the community to address the most pressing health care needs in surrounding neighborhoods. The hospital trains more pediatricians and has the largest research program of any other pediatric hospital. As a not-for-profit, all of the hospital's resources go toward supporting these goals.

 

Dorchester Environmental Health Coalition

http://www.dehc.org/

The Dorchester Environmental Health Coalition (DEHC) exists to empower any local resident, grassroots group, business, institution or non-profit organization working on community-based environmental change in Dorchester.  DEHC promotes the environmental, social and economic benefits of living sustainably in Boston’s largest and oldest neighborhood.

 

Environmental Protection Agency

http://www.epa.gov

The Environmental Protection Agency’s purpose is to ensure that all Americans are protected from significant risks to human health and the environment where they live, learn and work.

 

Massachusetts Affordable Housing Alliance

http://www.mahahome.org/

The Massachusetts Affordable Housing Alliance is a statewide non-profit group that works with local and state government and businesses to invest more money in affordable housing.

 

Massachusetts Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health

http://www.masscosh.org/

MassCOSH brings together workers and allies to organize and advocate for safe, secure jobs and healthy communities throughout eastern Massachusetts. Through training, technical assistance and building community/labor alliances, MassCOSH mobilizes its members and develops leaders in the movement to end unsafe work conditions.


Project RIGHT

http://www.projectright.org/

Project RIGHT promotes involvement in neighborhood stabilization and economic development within the community of Greater Grove Hall (Roxbury and North Dorchester).

The American Lung Association will be hosting "Health and Medical Community Briefing on U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan on Tuesday July 8th at 4:00pm. Follow this link to register:https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/941912842
Boston's Inspectional Services Department was honored at the National Healthy Homes Conference in Nashville last weekend with a Healthy Homes Champion Award for their proactive inspection work. Congratulations to everyone involved!! BHHSC applauds ISD for their continuing work to ensure everyone has a safe and healthy home! For more information on the proactive Rental Registration and Inspection Ordinance, go to ISD's website.
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