Month: August 2021
CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: NICHELLE CLARK!
Our CHEER CHAMPion and Community Lactivist of the Week is Nichelle Clark, IBCLC, RLC, CBS! Nichelle is the owner of SonShine & Rainbows Lactation Services, a community breastfeeding education and support organization, and the founder of Black Breastfeeding 365, an organization that strives to brRead More
CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: SPECIAL FEATURE- A TALE OF TWO GENERATIONS
In honor of the first Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Breastfeeding Week, this week’s post features stories about the South Asian breastfeeding experience in America. The theme for AANHPI Breastfeeding Week is "Reclaiming Our Tradition," honoring the breastfeeding heRead More
CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: WEN TING (WENDY) FUNG!
In celebration of the inaugural Asian American Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Breastfeeding Week, this week’s CHEER CHAMPion is Wen Ting (Wendy) Fung, MS, RD, and soon-to-be IBCLC. Wendy is the Breastfeeding Services Supervisor at Public Health Foundation Enterprise (PHFE) WIC inRead More
CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: JASHA LYONS ECHO-HAWK!
This week, we honor the work of Jasha Lyons Echo-Hawk, BA, Founder of Indigenous Milk Medicine Week (formerly Native Breastfeeding Week), Co-founder of Indigenous Milk Medicine Collective, Birthworker & Student Midwife. They are a life-long justice seekRead More
CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: JESUIT REFUGEE SERVICE (JRS)!
The Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) is a multinational organization that accompanies, serves and advocates for the rights of refugees and forcibly displaced persons, so that they may heal, learn, and be stewards of their own future. Founded in 1980,Read More