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Your Voice Can Make A Difference! #StopWeightBias
in , on November 15, 2021

Obesity Action Coalition would like to thank our incredible members and supporters in Massachusetts who took action this week to #StopWeightBias by making weight-based discrimination illegal! The power of your voices could make MA only the second state with a law preventing such discrimination. Please stay tuned for updates about this important effort. We expect
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OAC Interviews Queen Latifah
in , on November 8, 2021

 As part of our partnership with Novo Nordisk for their “It’s Bigger Than Me” Campaign, our President and CEO, Joe Nadglowski had the opportunity to interview Queen Latifah, Novo Nordisk’s official spokesperson for this campaign. Watch this special interview on our YouTube channel to learn more about “It’s Bigger Than Me,” why Queen Latifah
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OAC Meets With The White House
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On October 15th, OAC’s President and CEO Joe Nadglowski met with the White House Domestic Policy Council (DPC). He was joined by Hannah Martin from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and Dr. Fatima Stanford from Harvard/Mass General. The OAC was asked to contribute to the conversation about efforts to expand providers under Medicare Part
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ATTENTION Massachusetts Residents! Urge Judiciary Committee Members to Timely Consider & Enact Legislation Making Weight-Based Discrimination Illegal!
in on November 5, 2021

On behalf of its 75,000 members, Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) applauds Massachusetts for its efforts to end weight bias! Senators Rausch and Khan have sponsored SB-1127, and Representatives Nguyen, Kearney, Sabadosa, Robinson, LeBoeuf, and Kilcoyne have sponsored HB-1822. With this legislation, Massachusetts has the opportunity to become only the second state in the U.S. to
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Get involved with the OAC's newest campaign to Stop Weight Bias and push equality forward!