The mission of the OAC is to elevate and empower those affected by obesity through education, advocacy and support. We want to help create a society where:
- All individuals are treated with respect and without discrimination or bias regardless of their size or weight;
- Those affected by the disease of obesity have the right to access safe and effective treatment options; and
- All individuals understand that when it comes to health, Your Weight Matters.
As one of the nation’s leading voices on obesity, our core focuses are to raise awareness and improve access to the prevention and treatment of obesity, provide science-based education on obesity and its treatments, fight to eliminate weight bias and discrimination, elevate the conversation of weight and its impact on health and offer a community of support for the individual affected.