National WIC Association

Health Equity

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  • World Breastfeeding Week: Support Breastfeeding for a Healthier Planet!

    July 24, 2020 - News & Blog
    Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week with National WIC Association! Every year around the world, individuals and organizations celebrate WBW from August 1-7.  With this year’s theme of Support Breastfeeding for a Healthier Planet!, learn about the affordability and sustainability of breastfeeding and how breastfeeding translates to responsible consumption.


  • Urgent Action is Needed to Dispel Racism and Safeguard Black Lives

    June 2, 2020 - News & Blog
    George Floyd’s brutal death – in plain view for all Americans to see – is not an isolated circumstance. Countless others, including Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, David McAtee, James Scurlock, and Elijah McClain, have been taken from us too soon as a result of shameless and systemic violence targeted at the Black community. Too often, society looks away as figures of authority – including police – abuse the public trust and exert unnecessary force at the expense of Black lives. Our silence and avoidance are older than our nation’s history. To these, we say: no more.