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National WIC Association Photo 2018-09-05 21:54

Thank you to everyone who attended our Black Breastfeeding Week celebration! A powerful discussion about the struggles of breastfeeding, complex historical context, and health disparities affecting black women moved everyone in the room. We are very appreciative of our panelists: Kayla Alexa...

Immigrants, fearing Trump crackdown, drop out of nutrition programs

Yesterday, POLITICO ran an article on the public charge issue and the chilling effect on WIC clinics that is resulting from the Department of Homeland Security’s rumored proposal to expand the public charge test, which would penalize immigrant families for accessing WIC services and other federa...

National WIC Association Photo 2018-09-03 13:01

Today is Labor Day. NWA tips its hat to all working moms, dads, and other caregivers who labor so their children and families can eat, have shelter, and live good lives. We also salute the thousands of people who work in WIC with dedication and caring for WIC participants.

National WIC Association Photo 2018-08-28 14:01

#WebinarAlert! Workplace support is critical for the success of breastfeeding employees! We will cover the changing landscape of workplace laws & WIC’s Role in Supporting Breastfeeding Employees. Thursday, August 30th at 3:00pm. https://secure.icohere.com/registration/reg...

National WIC Association Photo 2018-08-23 19:00

Two NWA members to celebrate today: Arkansas has just completed statewide implementation of EBT/e-WIC, marking the 45th agency to do so. With that, half of state WIC agencies have made the transition to EBT/e-WIC. In addition, in recognition of Arkansas’ success, Alison Whitten, the ...

National WIC Association Photo 2018-08-21 14:01

#WebinarAlert! Join us, as we evaluate the effectiveness of hands-on learning to improve nurse breastfeeding knowledge. At this week’s webinar, on Thursday, August 23rd at 3:00pm. http://ow.ly/OAxn30lghgq