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Using Technology to Improve the WIC Participant Experience- Virtual Conference

December 4-6, 2018

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2018 Nutrition Education & Breastfeeding Promotion Conference and Exhibits

September 25-27 in New Orleans, LA!

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September 24, 2018

BREAKING NEWS: Public Charge Rule Moves Forward

Yesterday evening, the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released its long-rumored proposed regulation related to the public charge test. The proposed rule significantly expands the public charge test to punish immigrants for accessing a wide range of federal programs, including SNAP and Medicaid. However, WIC is not listed in the proposed rule. The proposed regulation is therefore narrower than the leaked drafts that were published in news outlets this past spring. While NWA staff continue to analyze the proposed rule, here are some key insights:

September 23, 2018

Press Release: National WIC Association Opposes Public Charge Rule Targeting Nutrition Assistance and Health Access for Immigrant Families

September 21, 2018

Child Poverty Should Be a National Outrage

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September 25, 2018

2018 Nutrition Education & Breastfeeding Promotion Conference and Exhibits

Join us at the 2018 Nutrition Education & Breastfeeding Promotion Conference and Exhibits at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel in New Orleans!




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October 23, 2018

2018 Fall Quarterly Board Meeting

December 4, 2018

2018 Using Technology to Improve the WIC Participant Experience - Virtual Conference

October 1, 2018

2018 Leadership Academy - Cohort 8

March 3, 2019

2019 Washington Leadership Conference

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