The National WIC Association (NWA) is thrilled to announce the formation of the WIC Technology Resource Group, a resource and learning partnership between NWA and Nava, a government technology consultancy and […]
Blog post detailing how to build a more modern WIC experience.
Dr. Joia Crear-Perry was led to a career fighting to eliminate racial disparities in maternal and infant health through her own experiences as a Black mother. Pregnant with her first […]
In this blog, Georgia Machell, PhD, Senior Director, Research & Program Operations for the National WIC Association, and Jim Weill, J.D., President of Food Research & Action Center (FRAC), are interviewed […]
Including military members’ Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) as income when determining eligibility for SNAP is not only inconsistent with the treatment of BAH by other federal programs, it has made thousands of struggling families ineligible for vital SNAP benefits. In order to survive, they are turning to food pantries on and off military bases. The BAH is excluded as income for the purposes of calculating income taxes and eligibility for Women, Infants and Children and Head Start programs. The BAH should be consistently excluded as income for the purposes of determining eligibility for all nutrition assistance programs.