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Ask Congress to Support the WIC Act


The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is a federally funded program that supports the health and nutritional needs of pregnant women, infants, and children up to age five. WIC serves nearly one million Californians. Despite the program's tremendous reach, structural barriers have contributed to a decline in participation. The program fails to reach 500,000 eligible women, infants, and children across California. Many more remain ineligible.

The bipartisan Wise Investment in our Children (WIC) Act (H.R.3364 / S.1604) takes three important steps to help close gaps in access to the WIC program:

  1. Extends child eligibility to age six.
  2. Extends postpartum eligibility to two years.
  3. Extends infant certification periods to two years.

Use this form to send a personalized message in just a few minutes asking policymakers to support the WIC Act.