Spotlight Action: Urge Your Lieutenant Governor (or equivalent in your state) to Support the Passage of the Obesity Resolution

The National Lieutenant Governors Association (NLGA) will be debating a policy resolution in support of the treatment and prevention of obesity during its upcoming Annual Meeting in New Orleans between June 27-29, 2018. The resolution focuses on reducing obesity stigma, establishing statewide obesity councils and taskforces, supporting additional training for current and future healthcare professionals and supporting access to obesity treatment options for state employees and in other publicly funded healthcare programs. Click here to join us and take action!

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Welcome to the OAC Action Center; the place you can come to take action on issues that matter to you! Find actions on access to care, weight bias, policy and outreach in the section below.  No matter how big or small, your actions create change!

Help us remove the barriers that prevent access to care.

Our community is made up of individuals that believe no matter your weight, size, or economic status, you should have access to science-based treatment and comprehensive care to improve your quality of health and life. Join us in taking action for Access to Care:

Access to Care Issues that Need ACTION!

When it comes to fighting weight bias and stigma, every voice counts. There are a variety of ways you can get involved in the OAC’s efforts to combat weight bias and stigma:

Weight Bias Issues that Need ACTION!

Government policy has such an immense effect on the society we live in. From approving treatment options, to improving funding for research. Take action to influence decision makers and the policies they enact.

Policy Issues that Need ACTION!

Take action through outreach today!

Take Action by Spreading the Word and telling others how they too can become a part of this community and the work we’re doing. Learn how to Take Action through Outreach:

View our Outreach ACTIONS!

Take these actions whenever you choose to.You can Take Action anytime with this ongoing list of ways to affect change with the OAC. These Anytime Actions are things you can do any day you choose, and they all move us towards a world that’s better for individuals living with obesity.

Click here to see a complete list of Anytime Actions!