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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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WIC Appropriation Discussions in DC

As Washington State’s WIC Association, Nutrition First is deeply concerned about the proposed budget for WIC from the House of Representatives.  We strongly disagree with the assertion made in the House Republican Appropriation Bill that the bump in Cash Value Benefit...

Help Us Talk About WIC

We need help educating our elected officials about WIC and sharing how they can help us make WIC better for everyone. Our decision-makers want to hear from people that live in their district. We will help arrange meetings in late February to mid-March to speak to...

A Month Left to Comment on Proposed Changes to the Food Packages

The USDA needs to hear opinions from local staff and clients about the proposed changes to the WIC food package.How do you feel about increased CVB for fruits and vegetables? Reduced milk quantities? Increased flexibility for iron-rich protein foods? We are partnering...

NWA wants to hear from you!

This September, President Biden will convene the second White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health. The first conference, held in 1969, resulted in recommendations that led to the creation of WIC within five years. This is a pivotal opportunity to...

Public Charge Rule Permanently Blocked

Public Charge Rule Permanently Blocked On March 9, 2021 the Biden Administration decided to stop defending lawsuits challenging the Trump-era public charge regulations. Federal courts reacted immediately, dismissing the government’s appeals. This means that the public...

Hunger Action Day! February 12, 2021

Join Us! The Washington State Anti-Hunger and Nutrition Coalition is hosting Hunger Action Day on February 12. This is a great chance to meet with your State Representatives and Senators to discuss hunger issues impacting the people in Washington. All appointments...

Pandemic EBT Outreach – You can help!

Outreach - for Pandemic EBT:  P-EBT Outreach Webinar:  Monday, August 3 (3 - 4pm) – see below for link Step by Step guide to applying for P-EBT (1) Earlier COVID relief legislation provided significant help to hungry kids and families through the creation of Pandemic...

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Advocacy Time! January 2023

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Vancouver/Clark County WIC Certifier – 2 positions

Fulltime Nutrition Assistant Certifier 1 or 2 – starting pay $20.00-$22.27 hourly. 2 positions open. https://seamarcommunityhealthcenters.applytojob.com/apply/9gvQkNrlNc/Nutrition-Assistant-Certifier-I-Or-II?referrer=20230530185103B2Q0NDJXOUHMT2TA

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Vancouver/Clark County WIC RD

Fulltime temp WIC RD position – starting pay $67,442.75 salary. 1 position open https://seamarcommunityhealthcenters.applytojob.com/apply/Z66zbxGhah/Nutritionist-RD?referrer=202305301847339SQCESBNWLKR0XYY

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