Advocacy Opportunity! (9/25/23)
Urgent sign-on letter! SIGN ON: National WIC Association and the National Collaborative on Infants and Toddlers invite all national, state, and local organizations to sign on to a letter to Congressional Appropriators, urging Congress to include sufficient resources in a short-term Continuing Resolution to ensure that WIC can continue providing all eligible women, infants, and children who seek to participate with the full, science-based nutrition benefit. The letter also calls on Congress to fully fund WIC for fiscal year 2024 to sustain current benefits and increasing participation. The deadline to sign on is noon ET, Monday, September 25
We are looking to fill an At-Large Representative position for the 2024 WWA Board (starting October 2023). (9/25/23
Check out September’s Board Meeting Minutes here! (9/25/23)
TAKE ACTION! Join us in advocating for WIC to receive adequate allocations needed to keep the increased CVB!
Fill out this form through NWA to participate in educating congressional leaders about WIC’s growing caseload and the value of the CVB.
Tune in every other Friday to WIC Action Network to stay up to speed! Register here.
Apply now to be a WWA At-Large Member!
The application will be open until June 30th and WWA Members will vote July 3rd-14th. This position is open to all WIC providers!
REMINDER: WWA Scholarships for Conferences & Continuing Education Opportunities (4/20/23)
WWA is offering scholarships to help members attend continuing education opportunities based on request and available funds. Members are to submit an application request here. Requests can be submitted at any time throughout the year. The WWA Board will review and approve or deny at monthly meetings.
Any questions can be directed to Sarah Nix at firstname.lastname@example.org.
REMINDER: WWA Support Member – Apply now! (4/20/23)
The WWA Board of Directors is looking for up to 5 interested WIC supporters to serve a one year term. These individuals will be voted in by the WWA Board of Directors and must be able to attend monthly board meetings. If you’re interested in joining our monthly meetings to learn more about WWA and what we do, you can apply here! Please discuss with your project’s director before applying.
WWA Advocacy Week is April 24-28! (4/20/23)
Keep an eye out on our Facebook page for how to get involved each day next week!
WWA Membership Drive Winning Region! (4/4/23)
Congratulations to the Western Region for winning the annual WWA Membership Drive with 94% membership across the region. Please reach out to your regional representative, Sarah Nix email@example.com any questions.
WWA Monthly Spotlight – Communications Committee (3/20/23)
Each month, we would like to showcase one of our Board positions or committees so that you can become more familiar with how we operate. Did you know that any WWA member is welcome to get involved with any of our committees? If you are unsure if your Project is a member of WWA, just ask your WIC Director.
For March, we are highlighting the Communications Committee! This committee focuses their time on providing communication from the WWA Board to our members through email (MailChimp), FMR, WWA website and social media (Facebook). If you are interested in joining the WWA Communications Committee or would like to nominate someone else to join us, please contact the committee chair, Camen Hofer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nutrition and Dietetics Advocacy Summit March 28th-30th (3/2/23)
Check out this advocacy opportunity from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics here!