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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

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...

Sign on Letter to New Admin and Congress

Add Your Organization to CHN’s Letter to the New Administration and Congress Reaffirming the Principles and Priorities of the Strengthening America’s Values and Economy (SAVE) for All Campaign From FRAC (Food Research and Action Center): FRAC, in partnership with the...

Post Election

Election 2016 was historic in many regards. Emotions and opinions are running high right now.  You are doing important work to provide hope, and keep America great and strong.  Where do we go from here? We continue doing what we do - showing up to serve - in...

Upcoming Events

 

Foundations in Lactation Support – May 1 – Federal Way

05/01/2018 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm – Foundations in Lactation Support   Again this year Nutrition First trainer Michele Crockett, IBCLC, PCPA, LLLL, will provide this great training that is perfect for ALL new staff to attend. It’s also good for staff who want a refresher on how to support breastfeeding families. It covers staff roles, how to use client centered communication […]

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Building on Foundations in Lactation Support – May 3 – Seattle

05/03/2018 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm – Building on Foundations in Lactation Support   This training moves past the Foundations training and addresses more breastfeeding challenges and resources.  This is a great training for clinics whose staff have already attended Foundations (or similar) and are interested in enhancing their skills in lactation support clinic-wide. This training is also open to those other […]

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Spring Nutrition Conference – Hot Topics in Nutrition – May 16 – Seattle

05/16/2018 @ 7:30 am – 4:00 pm – Spring Nutrition Conference – Hot Topics in Nutrition Key Note Speaker: Cathy Breedon, PhD    (AKA “Aunt Cathy”) Cost: $145 Full Agenda Pending Doors open for check-in: 7:30 am Program 8:15 am-4:00pm

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Recent Job Postings

 

WIC Supervisor, Grants Pass OR

WIC Supervisor/WIC Coordinator Josephine County Health Department Grants Pass, OR https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/josephine?page=2

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Yellowhawk Tribal Health Center

Dietitian/Nutritionist Yellowhawk Tribal Health Center On the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation Pendleton, OR http://yellowhawk.org/current-openings/

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