The Henry P. Kendall Foundation’s mission is to support the creation of a resilient and healthy food system in New England that increases the production and consumption of local, sustainably produced food.
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New England Grassroots Environmental Fund
GreenDorchester, formerly 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. GreenDorchester promotes the environmental, social and economic benefits of living sustainably in Boston’s largest and oldest neighborhood.
The Codman Square Health Center is a community-based, outpatient health care and multi-service center in the heart of Dorchester. The Health Center opened its doors in 1979 with a dream: to build the best urban community in America. The Health Center is the principal option for affordable, high quality, primary and preventive care in one of Boston’s poorest and most vulnerable communities. It provide comprehensive services including primary care, urgent care, dental care, eye care, behavioral health, public health, fiscal health, fitness/wellness programming and youth programming.
The Boston Collaborative for Food & Fitness(BCFF) is a city-wide partnership working to improve community health through a comprehensive initiative addressing issues related to food and fitness. Our commitment to racial equity is the foundation for our core strategies. The Collaborative is comprised of dynamic individuals representing a diverse group of sectors, including healthcare, government, education, youth development, food systems, social services and residents.
Boston Natural Areas Network, organized in 1977, works to preserve, expand and improve urban open space through community organizing, acquisition, ownership, programming, development and management of special kinds of urban land – Urban Wilds, Greenways and Community Gardens. In all of its endeavors, BNAN is guided by local citizens advocating for their open spaces and assisting them to preserve and shape their communities.