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Be an advocate for WIC and Child Nutrition! Nutrition First advocates in many different ways, and we need your help. You can be an advocate by telling others about WIC, writing or calling your elected officials, sharing information about WIC and even visiting our representatives in Olympia or DC!

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Advocacy Alerts

Advocacy Camp Scholarship Opportunity

Nutrition First is offering a scholarship to attend the Children's Alliance Advocacy Camp. The Children’s Alliance Advocacy Camp is held at the Dumas Bay Centre, 3200 SW Dash Point Rd, Federal Way, WA 98023 from Tuesday, October 2 to Thursday, October 4th. Advocacy...

Immigration 101 Training for Service Providers

Immigration 101 Training for Service Providers - Provided by: NWIRP  (Northwest Immigrant Rights Project) Seattle Central Library, September 21st 10 am- 1pm. From NWIRP website: This training is aimed at social service providers and people working closely with the...

Summer Meals for Washington Kids

Summer Meals for WA Kids The Summer Meals program picks up where school meal programs leave off in June, providing free meals and snacks to kids age 18 and under all summer long. All kids are welcome, and some sites allow adults to purchase a meal as well. No proof of...

Hunger Action Day is Monday February 5, 2018

Monday, February 5 is Hunger Action Day 2018! Doors open at 8:30am and the program begins promptly at 9:30am – see you in the Columbia Room of the Legislative Building (hint: it’s the one with the big dome) Register...

Anti-Hunger and Nutrition Coalition 2018 Agenda

The Anti-Hunger & Nutrition Coalition brings the voices of hungry Washington families to the ears of our policy makers to insure that public policy leads our response to hunger in our state of plenty.  Over the years, the Coalition has successfully advocated for...

National WIC Association Advocacy Webinars

The National WIC Association is hosting a series of 6 advocacy webinars in 2018. This is a great chance to learn more about being an advocate!   Find Your WIC Voice! Advocacy Webinar Series Register today for all six webinars. Each webinar will be held on a Tuesday at...

Advocacy Camp Scholarship

Nutrition First is offering a scholarship to attend the Children's Alliance Advocacy Camp. The Children’s Alliance Advocacy Camp is held at the Dumas Bay Centre, 3200 SW Dash Point Rd, Federal Way, WA 98023 from Tuesday, October 10th at 10:00 a.m. to Thursday, October...

State Shut Down Avoided

The legislature acted at the very last minute and avoided a state shut down: the Governor signed the 2017-19 operating budget late last night. But their work isn't done yet - they were not able to come to an agreement on the capital budget, so we hear negotiators will...

Upcoming Events

 

Jane Heinig Returns to Washington!

04/22/2019 – 04/26/2019 @ All Day – “Helping Parents Understand Their Toddlers” M. JANE HEINIG, PHD, IBCLC UC DAVIS HUMAN LACTATION CENTER If you have attended a presentation from Jane Heinig in the past – you will recall what an engaging and memorable speaker she is! If you haven’t heard her before – you won’t want to miss her this time! Both […]

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WIC – Program Manager, Spokane Regional Health District

Spokane Regional Health District Spokane, WA – Full Time Program Manager 4 – WIC The WIC Program Manager provides professional program management and supervisory work for a large multi-site WIC program. Responsibilities include program direction and leadership, long-range and short-term planning, quality improvement and policy development to assure quality services that meet federal and state […]

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