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WIN Celebrates Juneteenth As A Company Holiday

June 29, 2021
Katilyn Thomas

Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. Our staff are encouraged to use this day to reflect, listen, learn and engage in critical conversations about racial injustice and systemic inequality…

10 Books Honoring Pride Month To Read To Your Kids

June 29, 2021
Katilyn Thomas

From books with main characters who are LGBTQ or still figuring out their sexual orientations, to stories of straight kids or teens with gay friends or parents, these books portray many aspects of the LGBTQ experience for kids as young as 3…..


The State of Families During COVID-19

December 18, 2020
Katilyn Thomas

Families are under an extraordinary amount of pressure right now. The daily disruptions of COVID-19 are having a substantial negative impact on the physical and mental well-being of parents and their children across the country. Families are particularly affected by stressors stemming from…


Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month

October 27, 2020
Katilyn Thomas

Early pregnancy loss is the most common type of loss. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), studies reveal that anywhere from 10-25% of all clinically recognized pregnancies will end in early pregnancy loss…


5 Ways to Talk to Kids About Voting

October 22, 2020
Katilyn Thomas

Even preschoolers can grasp the idea that voting is a way for people to make decisions. To illustrate the point, hold your own election in your family: should you have chicken or tofu for dinner? Encourage respectful debate about the pros and cons of each. Have each person cast a secret ballot — majority rules…


Meet Our New Co-Directors!

September 29, 2020
Katilyn Thomas

First as an organization, WIN is so unique in putting families first and that is the driving force of WIN. That’s why I’ve been at the organization for so long! Second, for the time that I have been at WIN, WIN has consistently attracted people that are very committed and passionate about the work we do….


WIN’s Events Team Hosted a Drive-Thru Safari Experience!

September 29, 2020
Katilyn Thomas

On Saturday, September 5th, our parking lot was converted into a safe and contactless mini drive-thru safari! With help from our friends at Reptacular Animals, we had multiple drive-up stations at which our WIN families met and learned about amazing live animals…


Q & A With a WIN Family

September 29, 2020
Katilyn Thomas

My name is Ingrid and I have two children. Emma is 3 years old and Ethan is a year old. We started coming to WIN events because the program has a lot of fun and educational activities through Zoom for kids….


WIN’s Event Team Provides a Wide Variety of Online Events for Families

August 24, 2020
Katilyn Thomas

We know the importance of building community and caregiver-child relationships, and COVID-19 hasn’t changed this. Our events team, who previously organized in-person events shifted completely online to accomplish these goals….


Breastfeeding Resources in L.A.

August 24, 2020
Katilyn Thomas

Breast milk is often talked about as the best food for your new baby: it creates a special, close, emotional bond; provides essential, balanced nutrients; is cost-effective; and offers short- and long-term health benefits both babies and mothers…


WIN Stands In Solidarity

June 16, 2020
Katilyn Thomas

WIN stands against racism, and we stand committed to examining, reflecting and acting to dismantle the inequities and wrongs that perpetuate racism in our country, institutions and communities.  May we all be a part of ensuring that justice has no bias, and that we repair and heal historic and ongoing trauma, now….


 

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