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  • An Apple a Day Won’t Even Be Affordable for Children if WIC Isn’t Funded

    January 11, 2024

    As Congress approaches yet another deadline to fund the government and its programs, the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)—a program that provides healthy foods and other services to pregnant and postpartum women along with infants and young children—is seeing a potentially devastating funding shortfall and cuts.

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  • Congratulations to the 2024 UHC Working Group Funding Awardees!

    January 09, 2024

    The UHC is excited to announce the recipients of our latest round of working group funding: the Black Immigrant Health Working Group, the Queer Inclusion, Equality, Health, & Rights (QuIEHR) Working Group, and the Social Policy and Program Evaluation for Advancing Health Equity Working Group.

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  • Hot Topics in Urban Policy and Health: Protecting Outdoor Workers from Extreme Heat

    January 05, 2024

    In a new Policy Core blog series, we’ll highlight important topics in urban policy with implications for health and health equity. We hope the series will help our collaborators learn about various policy areas and potentially spark interest in future research and practice experience on these policies. This month we start with a (literal) hot topic in health policy: extreme heat and worker protections.

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