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The Greater Boston Interfaith Organization works to coalesce, train, and organize
the communities of Greater Boston across religious, racial, ethnic, class, and
neighborhood lines for the public good. (read more...)


GBIO is an organization of 50 religious congregations and other local institutions that joined together 15 years ago in order to more powerfully pursue justice in the State of Massachusetts. Since 1998, GBIO has played a critical role in securing Massachusetts health care reform, helping to roll over $300 million in to the construction of affordable housing in the state, and supporting local leadership in efforts to attain worker protections, school renovations, adequate access to school textbooks, as well as other major victories.

GBIO 2013 Annual Report

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GBIO in the News

Oct 26, 2014
Maybe it was the presence of all the religious leaders. Or the rousing rendition of “This Little Light of Mine.” But in the midst of a bitterly contested election, riven by differences in policy and vision, something unusual happened at a packed Boston church on Sunday: Democrat Martha Coakley and Republican Charlie Baker agreed. Again and again. (Boston Globe)

May 4, 2014
BOSTON — The death rate in Massachusetts dropped significantly after it adopted mandatory health care coverage in 2006, a study released Monday found, offering evidence that the country’s first experiment with universal coverage — and the model for crucial parts of President Obama’s health care law — has saved lives, health economists say. (New York Times)

Apr 7, 2014
"One year after it emerged as a leader in the collective healing process that followed the Marathon bombings last April, the Greater Boston Interfaith Organization is embarking on a campaign to strengthen links among local congregations." (Boston Globe)

Mar 31, 2014
"It took an incredible amount of tenacity for the Dearborn and its supporters, including the Greater Boston Interfaith Organization and the Trinity Episcopal Church in Copley Square, to make their dream a reality." (Boston Globe)

Nov 19, 2013
"Back at the Greater Boston Interfaith Organization, advocates pledged to meet again to keep pressuring the health care industry to reign in costs."   (PBS Newshour)


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