YWM2015 Empowers Attendees and Paves the Way for Future Activism

Tampa, Fla. – The Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) welcomed 575 registrants to the Lone Star State for three full days of education, advocacy and support. In its fourth year, the Your Weight Matters National Convention empowered those in attendance to recognize the complexities of obesity and stand with the OAC. The theme...



OAC Calls on Public to Stand with them During 10 Year Celebration

Obesity Action Coalition Calls on Public to Stand with them During 10 Year Celebration Offers $10 Memberships for remainder of 2015 – Unveils 10 year anniversary fund Tampa, Fla. – Throughout the month of June, the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) has celebrated its 10 year anniversary by providing the public...



YWM2015 Registration Now Open!

More than 93 million Americans are impacted by the disease of obesity. Along with its debilitating effects, obesity is also associated with more than 40 related conditions such as diabetes, and hypertension. Americans spend approximately $60 billion each year on weight-loss products. This astounding figure represents a tremendous desire...



YWM2015 Scholarship Application Now Online!

Today, the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) announced that it is now accepting applications for the 2015 Your Weight Matters National Convention Scholarship Program – a program that helps those in financial need attend the OAC’s ground-breaking educational Convention, set to take place August 13-16 in San Antonio, Texas. This year, the...



OAC Releases Details on YWM2015!

Today, the OAC released new and exciting information on its 4th Annual Your Weight MattersNational Convention, including registration pricing details, the official opening date of registration, this year’s Convention theme and much more! This year’s Convention, Our Journey – Restore. Refresh. Renew., is set for August 13-16 in San Antonio, Texas...



OAC Set to Host Your Weight Matters Local Event in Boston During ObesityWeek

On the heels of a highly successful Your Weight Matters National Convention, the OAC is excited to announce the debut of YWMLocal – Boston 2014. On November 2, 2014, the OAC will host the Inaugural YWMLocal event, in conjunction with ObesityWeek 2014 and in partnership with The Obesity Society and the American Society...



YWM2014 Breaks Record!

The Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) welcomed more than 500 attendees to Orlando last month for the 2014 Your Weight Matters National Convention (YWM2014), Together We S.H.I.N.E. Convention attendees experienced three full days of evidence-based education on topics such as food addiction, mindful eating, weight-loss options and much more. In addition to...



OAC Awards More than $10,000 in Scholarships for YWM2014

Tampa, Fla. – The Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) is proud to announce that it has awarded 13 Convention Scholarships to individuals from across the country, providing them the opportunity to take part in the 3rd AnnualYour Weight Matters National Convention – September 25-28 in Orlando, FL. To view the full news release,...



OAC and the YMCA of Central Florida Partner to Offer FREE One-day Health and Wellness EXPO

Tampa, Fla. – Today, the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) and the YMCA of Central Florida are proud to announce that Orlando residents will have the exciting opportunity to learn more about their weight and health, receive a free health screening and much more during the YWM Healthy Living EXPO, open...



OAC Launches Convention Scholarship Program

Tampa, Fla. – Today, the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) launched the Convention Scholarship Program giving individuals the opportunity to attend the nation’s PREMIER Convention that empowers and arms individuals with evidence-based education to help them successfully manage their weight and health – OAC’s Your Weight MattersNational Convention. The OAC’s 3rd Annual Convention...



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