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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 several 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.

Weekly Wire: October 19, 2019

Weekly Wire: October 19, 2019

USBC Updates
Friendly Airports for Mothers Improvement Act Sign On Letter Delivered
The USBC has delivered a joint letter thanking Senator Duckworth and Senator Fischer for introducing the Friendly Airports for Mothers Improvement Act, the Senate companion bill for the Small Airports Mothers' Room

Weekly Wire: October 10, 2019

Weekly Wire: October 10, 2019

USBC Updates
Organizational Sign-On Letter in Support of Lactation Accommodations in Small Airports
Senator Duckworth and Senator Fischer are preparing to introduce the Friendly Airports for Mothers Improvement Act, the Senate companion bill for the Small Airports Mothers' Room Act introduced in the

Weekly Wire: October 3, 2019

Weekly Wire: October 3, 2019

USBC Updates
Welcoming Nikia Sankofa as USBC Executive Director!
In her final act as USBC Board Chair, Mona Liza Hamlin has announced that Nikia Sankofa, MPA, MPH, has accepted the position of Executive Director. Nikia will be joining the organization on Tuesday, October 15. Focused primarily on