Nourish Newsletter | Welcome Smriti, Videos, Contact Congress & More

Published on Sep 17, 2021

Watch the Video:  5 Important Reasons to Apply for CEP Now

The deadline to apply for CEP is Sept 30th. Watch the video: 5 Reasons to Apply for CEP now.

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Board of Directors Welcome Smriti Kirubanandan

Nourish California welcomes Smriti Kirubanandan to our Board of Directors.  

Meet Smriti.  Learn about Board Service.

 

Mira este video: Connectando Familias con Recursos  

Una conversación con Veronica Arciga (Vision y Compromiso) y Angeles Nelson (Nourish California) en Facebook Live - Connectando Familias con Recursos Nutricionales. Explican que el programa WIC es para apoyar la amamantación y proveer alimentos nutritivos a personas embarazadas, bebes y niños de hasta 5 años.

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Actions

Every Kid, Every Day: Tell Congress to Invest in Child Nutrition

The House Education & Labor Committee just voted to approve critical investments in child nutritions.We urge Congress to pass the Build Back Better Act (budget reconciliation) with all of the important child nutrition provisions adopted by the committee.

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Tell Congress: Extend the WIC Bump

The American Rescue Plan included a provision to help WIC families purchase fruits and vegetables. The WIC benefit bump is life-changing for many families, but it will end on September 30th without congressional action.

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Tweet of the Week

  • All children deserve to be well nourished and thrive. Up to 2.3 million students will gain access to #freeschoolmeals when #California ’s new policies are implemented in SY 2022-23 https://nourishca.org/publications/school-enrollment-access-school-meals/ via @Nourish_CA. Engage

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