Home / Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr Talks Major USDA Grant on COMMUNITY CONNECTION (Bartlesville Radio)


Chief Hoskin said, “This federal program provides nutrition education, food, baby formula, breastfeeding support and other essential help for pregnant and postpartum mothers, infants and children up to 5 years old.” He reminded Cherokee citizens “Cherokee Nation operates WIC on our reservation in northeast Oklahoma, and we know our program improves the health of Cherokee families. Now I am proud to announce an expansion of our success. Recently, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) awarded Cherokee Nation the country’s largest Community Innovation and Outreach (CIAO) grant, valued at $1 million over the next 18 months.”

Published Date

11 July, 2023


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