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Our mission is to lead California communities to nourish, educate, support,
and empower families in building a healthy future.

WIC in the Future

Since 1974, WIC services have improved health and social outcomes among America’s diverse families. Like any successful business or program, WIC needs updating to continue to engage today’s families.

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on behalf of the WIC program and families.

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2019 Annual Conference & Trade Show

April 28 – May 1, 2019, in San Diego

Attend our 27th Annual Conference & Trade Show to learn how WIC moves families forward using technology and best practices within a culture of caring! Enjoy educational and networking opportunities for WIC staff and allied health professionals. Get the latest updates here!

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Thank you @GavinNewsom and @Scott_Wiener! https://t.co/Ka3IoKYdQ5
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Scott Wiener @Scott_Wiener
Governor @GavinNewsom signed our legislation to ensure new moms can lactate at work!

Too many people are forced to lactate in bad conditions. #SB142 ensures they can do so with dignity.

New moms shouldn’t have to choose between returning to work & breastfeeding their babies. https://t.co/O06sePNO7O

We know that nutritious food is an important step on the path to healthy adulthood. We are still focused on serving ALL families. WIC is NOT INCLUDED in the public charge rule expansion, and immigrant families can and should still count on us. #ProtectImmigrantFamilies https://t.co/UA9HvAvPbu calwic photo

WIC NO se ve afectado por la regla de carga pública ampliada, y los servicios de salud y nutrición recibidos por los niños no se contarán en contra de sus padres. #ProtectImmigrantFamilies https://t.co/T1nrGEamvZ

Hola @lacaliente95_3, Escuchamos que tenía un abogado de inmigración en su estación para hablar sobre la carga pública. Tenía información incorrecta: WIC NO está incluido en la carga pública.

Write to Gov. Newsom and tell him to sign #SB142, which will ensure working parents have access to lactation facilities in the workplace, and help create more family friendly work environments! https://t.co/x8DRKuGZU7

We encourage all eligible families to continue participating in WIC - WIC is NOT impacted by the expanded public charge rule, and health and nutrition services received by children will not be counted against their parents. https://t.co/AZOuAKMwF6 #ProtectImmigrantFamilies
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BREAKING: A federal court in New York has ordered a nationwide freeze on Trump's #PublicCharge rule from going into effect!! #ProtectFamilies
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Big thanks to Senator Scott Wiener for authoring and to Governor Gavin Newsom for signing SB 142! Many thanks as well to our partners at Legal Aid at Work and California Breastfeeding Coalition!
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WIN! California Gov. @GavinNewsom signed bill #SB464 this Monday aiming to address the issue of Black women dying in childbirth at disproportionately high rates compared to their white peers. Thank you to Black Women For Wellness, Color Of Change and our California members who made the calls, delivered signatures, and took action! Because of you, #WeWON.
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WIN! California Gov. @GavinNewsom signed bill #SB464 this Monday aiming to address the issue of Black women dying in childbirth at disproportionately high rates compared to their white peers. Thank you to Black Women For Wellness, Color Of Change and our California members who made the calls, delivered signatures, and took action! Because of you, #WeWON.

HEALTHY FAMILIES...STRONG COMMUNITIES...BRIGHT FUTURES!

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