On Tuesday, August 27, 2019, the PHFE WIC Program unveiled the Obama Blvd. WIC Center, formerly known as Rodeo WIC Center. The event also celebrated Black Breastfeeding Week and Breastfeeding Awareness Month.
Representatives from Holly Mitchell, Karen Bass, and Herb Wesson’s offices spoke to the families who attended, along with Heluna Health CEO Blayne Cutler and PHFE WIC Executive Director Kiran Saluja. Local community organizations like 211 agency, USC Dental, Black Infant Health, and The Children’s Collective were also in attendance, offering onsite services to attendees.
Tonce Jackson, CinnaMoms Co-founder and Health Equity Manager at PHFE WIC, stated, “This day is a success, being from the area, it just feels good to celebrate breastfeeding month, it feels good to celebrate Black breastfeeding week.”
Read the full article at Los Angeles Sentinel: PHFE WIC Unveiled The New Obama Blvd WIC Center Honoring Motherhood, Breastfeeding Month and Black Breastfeeding Week