The next meeting of the Northern Berkshire Interfaith Action Initiative will feature a presentation by Chip Joffe-Halpern, executive director of Ecu-Health Care.

The meeting will begin at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 17, at First Baptist Church. All are welcome. Joffe-Halpern will speak about health access issues and opportunities such as the Affordable Care Act.

Ecu-Health Care is a local nonprofit health care access organization, located in the Doctors’ Building on the campus of North Adams Regional Hospital.

The organization, which has been connecting uninsured and underinsured residents with affordable health care for the last 18 years, was recently named as one of 10 Navigator sites by the Massachusetts Health Connector.

Information: Mark at (413) 664-0130, visit or visit NBIAI on Facebook.