WHO WE ARE
NINAWC is a coalition representing over 45 Native American and Indigenous communities and their non-profit WIC organizations. These organizations provide services for women, children and infants. WIC associations are the front line of nutrition education and health care services for the nation’s most vulnerable families.
We encourage you to join us!
2023 NINAWC CONFERENCE NEWS
Registration is currently open for the upcoming NINAWC Conference! It is $125 to attend. Your registration includes up to three days at the conference hotel (Omni Hotels & Resorts, Oklahoma City), some meals and a reception at the First American Museum.
Conference Sponsors & Exhibitors Invited
The NINAWC Conference is coming up this summer in Oklahoma City. If you or your company wish to participate as a sponsor or exhibitor - please download the Sponsor/Exhibitor Prospectus.
NINAWC Recent Blog posts
The current NINAWC leadership team includes:
Cheri Nemec, RDN, CD, CLE, IBC
Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council, Inc.
Katrina Lewis, M.Ed.
Chickasaw Nation Nutrition Services
WIC Senior Manager
580-421-8766 ext. 62231
Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma
Enjoy these photos from our past conferences!
Connection: You are connected to a larger group banded together to produce positive results for families served by tribal WIC programs.
Conferences: Conferences can provide quality education and networking for WIC professionals. If you would like to be involved in planning or committees for upcoming NINAWC conference and meetings, please reach out to board members.
Meetings: Periodic members-only meetings help to keep members in the loop, offer time for sharing and solutions, and a forum for gathering input and feedback from members.
We will also assist with hosting various information meetings. Invitations to attend, meeting information and the registration will be found on our website.
Public Policy / Advocacy: We share information with our members that is of concern to the various programs they operate through their WIC clinics.
Free Informational Services: NINAWC keeps members in touch with each other and current issues through the coalition’s web site and email updates of emerging issues relevant to WIC programs and policies.
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