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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 NOW

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...

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Lactation Program/Breastfeeding Peer Counseling Supervisor – Portland, OR

Lactation Program/Breastfeeding Peer Counseling Supervisor Locations: Northeast, Gateway, and East County Health Centers Background & Context Multnomah County serves the Portland, Oregon area. This position is part of the WIC leadership team as the lactation lead for the agency and supervises a dynamic and diverse peer counseling team. WIC serves families from many different cultural […]

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