In November 2022, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus issued a joint letter to USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack urging swift action to advance a science-based […]
In 2022, Congress passed a narrow child nutrition package that enacted long overdue reforms so that school-age children would be fed during the summer months. This is just the first […]
The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) has embraced breastfeeding support and promotion as a core element of program services. With medical and dietary guidance – […]
As WIC increasingly leverages new technologies to enhance access and services, WIC’s strength remains the dedicated workforce of nutrition professionals who counsel and support parents and families during a transformative […]
This resource serves as a primer on the breadth of services delivered by WIC staff nationwide.
In 2011, the National WIC Association issued a statement in support of the World Health Organization’s International Code on Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes.
As WIC works to reach a larger share of the eligible population, remote services have proven to be a popular and effective tool to expand the program’s reach and impacts. […]
After championing the legislation for nearly a decade, the PUMP for Nursing Mothers Act was signed into law in December 2022. The new law makes several important changes to ensure […]
Despite a clear record of improved maternal, infant, and child health outcomes, WIC is currently serving approximately half of the total eligible population. The American Rescue Plan Act included funding […]
The National Strategy on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health was unveiled at the White House Conference in September 2022. The Strategy lays out a vision to reduce hunger and build healthier […]