This public policy brief was created to highlight the various impacts that a permanent WIC CVB increase would have on the economy. While most people are aware of the improved […]
Targeted text messaging offers a promising option for reaching more families eligible for WIC, as several recent pilot programs have shown it may help increase awareness about and enrollment in […]
This paper introduces videoconferencing as a way to bring WIC services into alignment with the expectations of participants. The young adults who are WIC’s clients are native technology users; using […]
In July 2015, the BECR Center hosted a roundtable to discuss exploratory and innovative behavioral economics strategies that might be useful in helping the WIC Program manage food costs without […]
Eligibility for participation by pregnant women in the WIC Program is determined by household poverty status; only those with household incomes below 185% of the federal poverty line are eligible […]
An issue brief on how to improve health insurance coverage for low-income families and children through WIC referrals and partnership.
A brief focusing on the success of WIC as an antihunger program to address the crisis of child overweight and obesity.
An overview on child nutrition programs, the obesity crisis, and strategies to prevent obesity.
A policy brief on the importance of breastfeeding for low-income infants and children as a strategy for prevention of obesity and chronic disease.
An issue brief on the importance of breastfeeding as an early strategy to reduce overweight and obesity with recommendations for the continuum of care.