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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: June 24, 2020

Weekly Wire: June 24, 2020

August Breastfeeding Events Presentation Recording
The USBC released the recording of a webinar presentation titled "A Conversation with Organizers of Global, National, and Community August Breastfeeding Events." The session included presentations by Black Breastfeeding Week, Native Breastfeeding We

Weekly Wire: June 15, 2020

Weekly Wire: June 15, 2020

USBC Updates
Virtual Identity Caucus Meetings
The USBC is hosting virtual identity caucuses to support individuals of the same identity to be in community with one another. While prejudice affects everyone, the ways in which we are affected, and thus the work that we have to do to address prejudice

Weekly Wire: June 5, 2020

Weekly Wire: June 5, 2020

USBC Updates
Centering Equity: Our Mission & Black Lives Matter
The U.S. Breastfeeding Committee stands in solidarity with the Black community and we support the movement for transformation and change. Our nation's long legacy of systemic racism and state-sanctioned oppression have perpetuated