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California WIC Association

LOCATION: Sacramento, CA, U.S.A.

ORGANIZATION TYPE: Non-for-profit advocacy

FOCUS AREA: Children / Families, Food security / Nutrition, Health Care Delivery, Public Health, Public Policy

HEALTH EQUITY INITIATIVES: - Advocating for increased food access in low income communities. - Documenting health disparities in breastfeeding in California Hospitals in a widely disseminated Annual Report Card and pushing hospitals to improve their cultural competency and early feeding services to low income mothers. - Documenting and advocating for improved lactation accomodation for working mothers in low-wage worksites. Advocating for healthier foods in neighborhood stores via the implementation of healther new foods in the WIC Program in 2009.

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Laurie True
Executive Director

California WIC Association
1107 Ninth St.
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone number: 916-448-2280