CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: FARZANA RAHIMI!
Farzana, who is Afghani and has previously lived in Iran, works for CHEERing as the manager of CHEERing’s STARS (Soccer Teams and Refugee Solidarity) program, and as a breastfeeding peer counselor and Farsi translator. But Farzana does so much moreRead More
CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: CINNAMOMS!
CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: AGENCY PARTNER INTERACTIVE (API)!
CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: DEBBIE THOMAS!
Debbie Thomas, CLC, is a retired La Leche League leader and WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counselor in Rankin County, Mississippi. Debbie has served as a Breastfeeding Peer Counselor for 27 years; she was nominated for her passion and consistency in advocating for breastfeeding. “In theseRead More
CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: WHITNEY DULA!
CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: CHOOSE LOVE!
This week’s CHEER CHAMPion is Choose Love, an organization that collaborates with local organizations to provide relief services and emergency aid where the need is greatest. Since their inception in 2015, Choose Love has reached over one million people through 120 projects in 15 countries acrossRead More
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