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 40+ religious congregations and other local institutions that joined together  in 1998 in order to more powerfully pursue justice in the State of Massachusetts. Since the founding 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.

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GBIO in the News

Apr 12, 2019

The latest plan to control rising drug prices in Massachusetts is also the most controversial. It would set so-called upper payment limits on drugs that state regulators deem unreasonably expensive.


Nov 29, 2018

Although regulators plan to keep a watchful eye, the path was cleared Thursday at the state and federal levels for a mega-merger that would create the Beth Israel Lahey Health System, which will represent the state's second-largest care network, behind Partners HealthCare.

(State House News Service)

Nov 29, 2018

Nearly two years after proposing the deal, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Lahey Health received final clearance to merge, striking a compromise with regulators who worried that the new health care giant would raise prices and impede access to care for low-income patients.

(Boston Globe)

Oct 22, 2018

“Faith in action” — that’s how some members of the Greater Boston Interfaith Organization described the group’s pre-election meeting held Monday evening in Roxbury

(Boston Globe)

Jul 18, 2018

A state watchdog agency on Wednesday delivered a setback to the proposed union of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Lahey Health, warning that their sprawling merger could sharply raise health care costs statewide.

(Boston Globe)