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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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Here’s How You Can Help Promote Summer Nutrition for Kids

(From Within Reach) Washington is the 22nd hungriest state in the U.S., and roughly one in five of all Washington families with children struggle to put food on the table regularly. For the 482,000 children who rely on free or reduced price...

Crosscut Festival

Crosscut presents two days of thought-provoking conversations and innovative thinking, tackling the most important issues of our times. Journalists, politicians, authors, and newsmakers from our community and around the nation come together to take a hard look at the...

Help Take Your WIC Client Voices all the way to Washington DC!

Help WIC Clients share their thoughts on what WIC means to them with Washington State's Elected Members of Congress and Senate. Again this year – delegates from Nutrition First will travel to Washington DC to attend the Annual National WIC Association Leadership...

WIC is Open!

WIC Clinics in Washington State are open during the partial federal government shutdown. WIC checks may be used in grocery stores. For questions, contact your local WIC clinic.

Scholarship Opportunity

Again this year, Nutrition First will offer a scholarship for 1 WIC Employee to attend the National WIC Association Leadership Conference March 3-6 in Washington DC.  Scholarship deadline is January 15. Nutrition First...

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...

Upcoming Events

 

Virtual WIC Conference and Trade Show. May 11-14, 2021

05/11/2021 – 05/14/2021 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm –

Foundations in Lactation Support and Building on Foundations in Lactation Support – on demand Webinars coming soon!

04/01/2021 – 12/31/2021 @ All Day – Foundations in Lactation Support   Updated for 2021 to be more inclusive of the diverse population WIC serves! Michele Crockett, IBCLC, PCPA, LLLL,  provides this great training that is perfect for those new to providing breastfeeding support. It’s also good for those who want a refresher on how to support breastfeeding families. This training covers […]

Annual Advances in Lactation Conference AND Nutrition Conference – September 21 -22, 2021

09/21/2021 – 09/22/2021 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm – Annual Advances in Lactation Conference (Virtual) – September 21, 2021 Annual Nutrition Conference (Virtual) – September 22, 2021   Attend 1 or both days! Registration will be open May 1. Agenda will be posted in April. Registration: $145 for 1 day $200 to attend both days  

Recent Job Postings

 

Registered Dietitian Contractor – Shelton, WA

Contractor – Registered Dietician Scope of Work: The individual selected to fill this position will work up to 30-hours per month in the Shelton WA WIC clinic serving as Registered Dietician and will be responsible for the coordination and implementation of nutrition appointments for WIC clients of medical high risk; as well as, consulting with […]

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