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Advancing Health Equity to Achieve Diversity and Inclusion (AHEAD) in WIC Case Study: Macomb County WIC

By National WIC Association

In 2019, the National WIC Association (NWA) received a grant from the Walmart Foundation to support a two-year project aimed at Advancing Health Equity to Achieve Diversity & Inclusion (AHEAD) in WIC. As part of their efforts to advance equity, NWA partnered with seven local WIC agencies to pilot promising practices to create infrastructure and encourage organizational change to support equitable access to WIC services. Macomb County WIC received funding from AHEAD to pilot a project to assess organizational readiness and capacity for EDI and provide equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) training for WIC staff members, as they sought to embed EDI policies into their core policies and systems. This case study details their project implementation, results, and lessons learned.


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Date Added
September 2, 2022

Citation
National WIC Association. Advancing Health Equity to Achieve Diversity and Inclusion (AHEAD) in WIC Case Study: Macomb County WIC. August 2022. Available at:https://thewichub.org/collection/advancing-health-equity-to-achieve-diversity-inclusion-ahead-in-wic-project/ Available online: https://s3.amazonaws.com/aws.upl/nwica.org/macomb-county-wic-final.pdf