WHEREAS all pregnant women and all children need adequate nutrition for
growth and physical and mental health;
WHEREAS the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee is building an advocacy
network for children at risk;
WHEREAS hunger and malnutrition are usually related to poverty or lack of
WHEREAS the United States government's Special Supplemental Food Program for
Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is a cost effective program which provides
essential foods, nutritional supplements, and nutritional counseling and
WHEREAS funding shortfalls and inadequate dissemination of information have
resulted in WIC's serving only 60% of those estimated to be eligible;
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Unitarian Universalist Association
encourages Unitarian Universalists in the United States to:
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