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The USBC e-Newsletter, Staying Abreast, is published in a weekly news brief format, called the Weekly Wire (WW). Past issues are archived below.

Please note: Inclusion of an item in this e-newsletter does NOT imply endorsement or support of such item by the United States Breastfeeding Committee, unless specifically noted.

The WW goes on hiatus nine times a year: the weeks of the Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, & New Year's holidays, the weeks before the Presidents Day, Memorial Day, and Labor Day holidays, and the weeks of the USBC membership meetings held in late January and early August.

Weekly Wire: July 20, 2018

Weekly Wire: July 20, 2018

USBC Updates
Last Chance to Register for the NBCC!
Registration is open for the Eighth National Breastfeeding Coalitions Convening (NBCC) to be held August 4-5, 2018, in Atlanta, Georgia. The theme for this year, Advancing Public Health Through an Equity-Centered Breastfeeding Movement, highlights t

Weekly Wire: July 11, 2018

Weekly Wire: July 11, 2018

USBC Updates

National Breastfeeding Coalitions Conference – Hotel and Marketing Deadlines This Week

The USBC is hosting the Eighth National Breastfeeding Coalitions Convening August 4-5, in Atlanta, Georgia. The theme for this year, Advancing Public Health Through an Equity-Centered Breastfeeding

Weekly Wire: June 21, 2018

Weekly Wire: June 21, 2018

USBC Updates
CRASH Committee Seeking New Members
The USBC's Equity Committee, called CRASH (a mnemonic: Culture, Respect, Assessment/Affirmation, Sensitivity/Self-Awareness, Humility) is seeking to appoint new members. Members of the CRASH Committee serve a three-year term, beginning this August. To