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New report details benefits of increasing WIC enrollment, but longtime providers fear PA is trying to dismantle the program purpose

Jun. 30, 2021 3:48 pm

New report details benefits of increasing WIC enrollment, but longtime providers fear PA is trying to dismantle the program

Research shows the WIC program improves long-term outcomes for women and children. Participants have healthier babies who are more likely to be immunized, score higher on assessments of mental development and have lower incidences of obesity.
Philly, here’s your impact for January: OpenAccessPHL, #ReclaimMLK, Homeless Count and more purpose

Feb. 4, 2015 1:12 pm

Philly, here’s your impact for January: OpenAccessPHL, #ReclaimMLK, Homeless Count and more

2015 started off with big movements and innovative new programs – check out these highlights from January: [listly  id=”ZYy” layout=”magazine” show_header=”false” show_author=”false” show_sharing=”false” show_tools=”false” per_page=”25″]
Weavers Way Launches New Food for All Program people

Jan. 28, 2015 11:29 am

Weavers Way Launches New Food for All Program

Co-ops across the country, including West Philadelphia’s Mariposa Food Co-op, are developing programs to help low-income residents get access to healthy, local food. Weavers Way Co-op‘s Food Justice Committee, chaired by former board members Nathea Lee and Sue Wasserkrug, looked at these programs when it came to developing Weavers Way’s own program for lower income residents. “For example, GreenStar […]