National WIC Association

Poverty/Food Access/Food Security

All content tagged with the term "poverty-food-security".


  • In Bid for Bipartisan Deal, House Democrats Release Compromise COVID Relief Proposal

    September 29, 2020 - News & Blog
    After four months of stalled negotiations, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) unveiled a $2.2 trillion compromise proposal for COVID-19 relief last evening. The proposal reduces aid and investments from the original $3.4 trillion included in the HEROES Act that passed the House in May, only to be ignored by the Senate and Administration. Nonetheless, it invests over $1 trillion more than Senate proposals released in late July.


  • Diane Landy, Health Equity Champion

    August 21, 2020 - News & Blog
    My health equity achievement is a literacy based event which targets WIC participants and potential WIC participants. It promotes the WIC program, the importance of reading to infants shortly after being born using dialogic reading techniques, an awareness of healthy foods, and has long-term potential to reduce health disparities.


  • Adrianna Bradley, Health Equity Champion

    August 20, 2020 - News & Blog
    I am honored to have been selected as a Health Equity Champion for the National WIC Association’s Advancing Health Equity to Achieve Diversity & Inclusion (AHEAD) in WIC project. Health equity is about making sure that all people have the opportunity to be as healthy as possible.


  • Introducing NWA's Health Equity Champions

    August 19, 2020 - News & Blog
    The Champions come from five of the seven USDA-FNS regions and have direct experience coordinating and implementing health equity projects within WIC. The group also has expertise in a wide range of WIC professional roles. Throughout the next two weeks, we will highlight each of the seven Champions on our blog and social media.


  • Can Congress Really Be That Heartless?

    October 29, 2013 - News & Blog
    Families using SNAP will face benefit decreases starting November 1.