Turning Dreams Into Reality: Celebrating the Success of the Rob Portinga Memorial Scholarship Program
in Education, Events, OAC Blog on August 23, 2023

The vision of the  Obesity Action Coalition’s Your Weight Matters Convention has always been to provide a platform for learning, connection and growth without any barriers. This year, that vision has been transformed into reality through the remarkable success of the Rob Portinga Memorial Scholarship Fund. We are thrilled to announce a momentous achievement: the
Read Article

Decades of Advocacy in Obesity Care with Amber Huett-Garcia
in Events, OAC Blog on August 18, 2023

Meet Amber Huett-Garcia, a dedicated advocate for obesity care with a passion that spans decades. Amber’s personal experience with obesity has driven her to champion understanding and support for those facing similar challenges. She has held significant leadership roles within the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC), including former Chair of the Board of Directors, and inspires
Read Article

Advancing Health Equity: OAC at the National Black Caucus of State Legislators’ State of Black Health in America Policy Forum
in Events, OAC Blog, OAC Newsroom on August 8, 2023

In the pursuit of creating a healthier and more equitable society, it is vital to address health disparities that disproportionately affect Black Americans. On Friday, August 4, in Seattle, WA, the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) had the privilege of attending and presenting at the National Black Caucus of State Legislators‘ (NBCSL) inaugural State of Black
Read Article