Transforming California WIC Training for over 10 Years

The Situation. Early in 2001, a brilliant and devoted staff member of California WIC (Women, Infants, Children) read Jane Vella’s book Learning to Listen, Learning to Teach and it spoke to him, loudly. He was looking for a way to transform California WIC’s nutrition education efforts that reached over 1.4 million women, infants and children […]

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Insights on Poverty: Connecting Scholars with Programs and Policy Makers

The Situation. Families across the U.S. struggle to create more financial stability in their lives. Although huge investments are made in programs to serve these families, there are few evidence-based programs that support families to emerge from poverty. The Family Self-Sufficiency and Stability Research Consortium (the Consortium) was established to connect selected poverty researchers from […]

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