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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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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...

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...

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

 

WIC Coordinator. Chelan-Douglas Health District, Wenatchee

WIC Coordinator Position Opening   The Chelan-Douglas County Health District is hiring for WIC Coordinator – Nutritionist II. All resumes and inquiries can be sent to careers@cdhd.wa.gov. To see the full job description, go to: https://cdhd.wa.gov/wp-content/uploads/WIC-Coordinator-Nutritionist-II.pdf

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Senior Policy Analyst – Prevention and Community Health

  Project Senior Policy Analyst Washington State Department of Health | Job Opportunities (governmentjobs.com) This project Senior Policy Analyst supports the mission of PCH by advancing policy objectives concerning the COVID-19 response and vaccine planning. This position also informs policy development, rulemaking, and responds to public records requests.  This position provides expert policy planning and development and […]

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Equity and Social Justice Manager/Advisor – Washington State – Multiple Locations

Equity and Social Justice Manager/Advisor (WMS Band 2) Seven Positions – DOH5357  Washington State – Multiple Locations Washington State Department of Health | Job Opportunities (governmentjobs.com) Apply early! This recruitment will remain Open Until Filled.  Applicant review begins March 22, 2021.  The hiring authority reserves the right to make a hiring decision and/or to close this recruitment at any […]

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