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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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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...

Newsletter Archives

Trainings, Advocacy, and More!

Read about trainings, advocacy opportunities, and more in this issue of the Nutrition First newsletter!

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August in World Breastfeeding Month! Learn more in our August newsletter

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July Newsletter

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Upcoming Events

 

Foundations in Lactation Support – on demand Webinars coming soon!

09/10/2021 – 12/21/2021 @ All Day – Foundations in Lactation 2021   Updated for 2021 to be more inclusive of the diverse population WIC serves! Registration is now open for Foundations in Lactation!  This training is perfect for those new to providing breastfeeding support as well as those who want a refresher on how to support breastfeeding families. This training covers staff […]

Annual Advances in Lactation Support Conference: September 21, 2021

09/21/2021 @ 8:30 am – 4:15 pm – Annual Advances in Lactation Support Conference (Virtual) Tuesday September 21, 2021 presented virtually with live presentations and Q & A Sessions will be recorded and available through December 2021 AGENDA 8:30am -10:00 am: The Impact of Historical Trauma on Breastfeeding and Why It Matters (part 1) Speaker:  Leanne Brock 10:00-10:15am:       Break 10:15am -11:45 am […]

Recent Job Postings

 

Nutrition Assistant Certifier I and Nutritionist – RD (WIC, Snohomish County)

Sea Mar CHC has multiple job openings for Nutrition Assistant Certifiers and RDs. Snohomish County has openings for both positions with details and more information on the Sea Mar website. (Openings in other locations posted on the website as well).

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WIC Coordinator, Registered Dietitian, CDCHC (Seattle, WA)

Any interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to: Human Resources Department, e-mail to hracct@cdchc.org. Be sure to refer to “Registered Dietitian” in the subject of your email. Read further for job details and what they are looking for in the cover letter.

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Registered Dietitian Supervisor – Seattle, WA

The Registered Dietitian (RD) Supervisor is responsible for the management of the Nutrition team, serves as a clinician for the Nutrition and Family Services (NFS) team including the WIC program, and supports the NFS Director with the development, evaluation and implementation of NFS services. This position also provides therapeutic diet instruction and/or nutrition counseling to […]

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