Advancing Health Equity to Achieve Diversity and Inclusion (AHEAD) in WIC Case Study: Tulare 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. Tulare County WIC received funding from AHEAD to pilot a project to expand WIC services tailored to support underserved, marginalized, and diverse individuals, while building and establishing relationships with the community leaders and stakeholders. This case study details their project implementation, results, and lessons learned.
September 2, 2022
National WIC Association. Advancing Health Equity to Achieve Diversity and Inclusion (AHEAD) in WIC Case Study: Tulare County WIC. August 2022. Available at: https://thewichub.org/collection/advancing-health-equity-to-achieve-diversity-inclusion-ahead-in-wic-project/ Available online: https://media.nwica.org/ahead-tulare-final.pdf