The Fall 2022 Issue of OAC’s Weight Matters Magazine is Available to Download!
in Education, OAC Blog on November 11, 2022

The Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) is proud to present our most popular resource: Weight Matters Magazine. One of the most celebrated benefits of OAC’s Premium Access Membership add-on, this quarterly publication offers a variety of articles designed to educate readers on all topics concerning weight and health. Delivered directly to your mailbox four times a
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Recap: Understanding OAC’s Advocacy Focuses
in Education, Events, OAC Blog on September 21, 2022

The Obesity Action Coalition’s (OAC) first Advocacy Town Hall session kicked off last week with OAC’s President & CEO Joe Nadglowski’s presentation on Understanding OAC’s Advocacy Focuses.  The presentation began with the question, “Why advocate?” The answer is simple – we need to fight for the change we deserve.  To truly fix a societal problem,
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OAC Fights Back Against Weight Bias and Bullying During Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
in Education, OAC Blog on September 1, 2022

September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness month, and the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) is dedicating this month to educating and supporting children affected by obesity and their families, and fighting back against childhood obesity bullying.  What is Childhood Obesity?  Childhood obesity affects one in five children, making it the most common chronic disease of childhood.
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OAC Debuts Advocacy Town Hall Series
in Education, Events, OAC Blog on August 30, 2022

Have you ever wanted to be an advocate for yourself and others, or learn more about advocacy? Well, the OAC’s brand-new Advocacy Town Hall Series is the perfect opportunity for you!  The Obesity Action Coalition is excited to announce the launch of our Advocacy Town Hall Series! Inspired by the momentum built during our advocacy
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OAC Enacts Rob Portinga Memorial Scholarship Fund to Honor Legacy of Beloved Community and Board Member
in Education, Events, OAC Blog, OAC Newsroom on August 1, 2022

Earlier this year, the OAC and our Community said goodbye to Rob Portinga, a remarkable obesity advocate, a long-time volunteer and a beloved Board Member. Rob will be remembered for many reasons, not only because he was an incredible person but because his passion for the cause of obesity leaves behind a legacy that will
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An Interview with Nancee Nichols on OAC and the Your Weight Matters Engage Convention: “I Just Couldn’t Stay Away”
in Education, OAC Blog on June 12, 2022

With OAC’s Your Weight Matters Engage Convention just around the corner, we wanted to take a few moments to talk to someone who is already registered about their motivation for attending —OAC Member Nancee Nichols from Minneapolis, Minnesota. Nancee has been involved with the OAC for a number of years, but our engaging Convention isn’t
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