This event was held in conjunction with World Breastfeeding Week and the State Breastfeeding Awareness Walk.There was a number of awards presented to businesses throughout the state who have supported families choices to provide their babies with mothers own milk.
ASI Children’s Center Director, Denise Wessels accepted the award on behalf of the Children’s Center. ASI staff member Elvia Felix shared a few words with the crowd. Felix was on hand with her son Cristian. She was one of the people who nominated the Center for this award.
The event took place on the North Steps of the Capitol. The participants were addressed by Senior Deputy Labor Commissioner, Gloria Ramirez, as well as local assemblymen and other state officials.
For more info: http://www.californiabreastfeeding.org/