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public health matters we review include:
  • domestic and sexual violence
  • sexual harassment
  • child abuse and neglect
  • reproductive health
  • LGBTQ health
  • mentoring
  • trauma
  • hunger
  • human trafficking, and
  • social inequities in health.

We're concerned with issues affecting community health centers and public health nonprofits and recovery programs. We also focus on the care of people dealing with mental illness, or seeking help with substance abuse and recovery.

Still have questions? Contact:
City Council
1 City Hall Square
Room 550
Boston, MA 02201-2043
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Need to Know

The City Council is made up of 15 standing committees. We also create special committees to address certain needs in Boston.