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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

Child Nutrition Reauthorization Update

CNR Outlook: Senate Agriculture Committee leaders have announced that their panel will mark up a Child Nutrition Reauthorization (CNR) bill in January. See “Roberts, Stabenow: Child Nutrition Top Priority in New Year,” 12/16/15. Urge CNR Priorities: FRAC’s Legislative...

2015 Child Nutrition Reauthorization Priorities

Child nutrition programs play a key role in the health and educational readiness of Washington’s children. Child Nutrition Reauthorization in 2015 should build upon the effectiveness of current programs, address gaps in service, strengthen nutritional standards and...

Upcoming Events

 

Nutrition First WIC Conference – October 24-25, 2017

10/24/2017 - 10/25/2017 @ All Day - Celebrating What Unites Us – For over 40 years, WIC has helped young families in Washington State by providing healthy foods, nutrition education, breastfeeding support, and referrals to other critical services.  Join us to celebrate and build on the success of WIC. In addition, we will be celebrating the 30 year anniversary of Nutrition First [...]
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Nutrition First Annual Advances in Lactation Conference – Monday September 18, Shoreline

09/18/2017 @ All Day - Register Now! Key Note Speaker: Catherine Watson Genna BS, IBCLC   September 18 Agenda Registration   Catherine Watson Genna BS, IBCLC is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant in private practice in New York City. Certified in 1992, Catherine is particularly interested in helping moms and babies breastfeed when they have medical challenges. She speaks to healthcare [...]
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Epidemiologist 3 – Research, Analysis and Evaluation Unit Supervisor

Epidemiologist 3 – Research, Analysis and Evaluation Unit Supervisor DOH3756 Washington State Department of Health, Prevention and Community Health Division, Office of Nutrition Services (Office of Nutrition Services includes WIC Program, FMNP & SNAP-Ed) Tumwater, WA  

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