2021 News Releases

Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) Raises Awareness of Weight Bias and Bullying During Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
in 2021 News Releases, News Releases, OAC Newsroom on September 16, 2021

Tampa, Fla. – September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness month, and the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) is taking this month to recognize the weight bias and bullying that exists amongst children who are affected by excess weight or obesity. Studies show that at least 30% of girls with excess weight and 24% of boys with
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OBESITY ACTION COALITION (OAC) SET TO HOST A SPECIAL STOP WEIGHT BIAS CAMPAIGN SEGMENT ON OAC TV – AUGUST 12TH AT 7 PM EDT
in 2021 News Releases, News Releases, OAC Newsroom on August 11, 2021

Tampa, Fla. – The OAC is excited to host a special segment on OAC TV for the Stop Weight Bias Campaign. The segment will highlight new campaign features, real stories of weight bias, special guests and a surprise to help raise awareness of the campaign’s mission to stop weight bias. “The Stop Weight Bias Campaign
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OBESITY ACTION COALITION’S YWM2021 – VIRTUAL REFRESHES AND RECHARGES MORE THAN 2,000 ATTENDEES WITH TOP-NOTCH QUALITY EDUCATION, ADVOCACY AND SUPPORT
in 2021 News Releases, News Releases, OAC Newsroom on

Tampa, Fla. – The Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) hosted its 10th Annual Your Weight Matters National Convention, YWM2021 – VIRTUAL, providing excellent education, advocacy and support to more than 2,000 attendees. YWM2021 – VIRTUAL welcomed individuals from more than 50 states throughout the U.S. and 48 countries worldwide. From insightful educational sessions on mental health
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Join the OAC on Wednesday, January 20th at 3:00 pm EST via Facebook LIVE for our first monthly broadcast of the new year: Taking Charge of 2021!
in 2021 News Releases, News Releases, OAC Newsroom on January 19, 2021

The OAC is so excited to ring in the new year with an exciting new broadcast! This episode will set the stage for a year full of ACTION and show you some of the big projects that the OAC is working on in the background. We’ll also bring on former OAC National Board Member Holly
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Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) Welcomes Patricia Nece, JD, as New Chairwoman of the OAC National Board of Directors
in 2021 News Releases, News Releases, OAC Newsroom on January 6, 2021

Tampa, Fla. – The OAC is honored to welcome Patricia Nece, JD, as Chairwoman of the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC). Ms. Nece has been a long time member of the OAC and served as Vice-Chairwoman of the Board and Chair of the OAC Weight Bias Committee for the past two years. She was also the recipient of
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