WIC in the News

What’s new with WIC? Here you can learn about what’s going on at the national level, explore the most recent research on WIC’s health outcomes, or delve into news of program and policy issues that impact the families WIC serves.


Trump’s final “public charge” rule punishes immigrant families for accessing critical healthcare, nutrition & housing programs. Tell your friends and families who may be impacted to seek counsel if they have questions. Visit: https://t.co/dAe1eafu9E #ProtectFamilies

WIC supports and protects all families! https://t.co/G3IPZu31rn

WIC supports families. As Greenstein explained, this will harm children and deny people who are trying to build a better life critical services that they need. That is not what WIC is about so remind our families that we are here for them. https://t.co/lWeMVKqbFj
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The lawsuit from California and three other states challenges new Trump administration rules blocking green cards for many immigrants who use public assistance including Medicaid, food stamps and housing vouchers.
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In case you missed it, Department of Homeland Security’s final public charge rule has been officially posted in the Federal Register. If litigation does not prevent the rule from taking effect, the policy will become effective on *October 15, 2019*.

There will be an in-depth webinar from the Protecting Immigrant Families Coalition on Friday, August 15 at 3:00pm ET (12:00pm PT) to go over toplines of the final rule, share how your organization can best respond, and share top messaging and talking points.

https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/4276565170726893580
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Happy Native Breastfeeding Week! #1stSacredFood

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