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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: February 24, 2021

Weekly Wire: February 24, 2021

USBC Updates
Love Letter to the First Food Field
The USBC Executive Director, Nikia Sankofa, published a blog post titled "Love Letter to Coalitions." The post is a heartfelt letter to the First Food field, and especially to breastfeeding coalitions and those doing community-based lactation support

Weekly Wire: February 19, 2021

Weekly Wire: February 19, 2021

USBC Updates
Black History Month Breastfeeding Resources
February is Black History Month! The USBC updated its "Black History Month Tools & Resources" webpage. The webpage features a compilation of resources, tools, and materials from the field that can be shared with breastfeeding families.

Weekly Wire: February 12, 2021

Weekly Wire: February 12, 2021

USBC Updates
Conference Presentation Proposal Deadline: Monday, 2/15

The deadline to submit a proposal for the National Breastfeeding Conference & Convening is Monday, February 15, 2021.

The three-day online event (June 9-11) will include engaging presentations and opportunities for engagement wit

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