OAC Debuts Advocacy Town Hall Series

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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Happy National Nonprofit Day from the OAC!
in OAC Blog, Uncategorized on August 17, 2022

Happy National Nonprofit Day! Each year on August 17th, National Nonprofit Day encourages us to recognize nonprofit organizations across the country and the impact of their world-changing work. From initiating change in local communities to sparking a revolution on a global scale, nonprofit organizations work hard to make the world a better place – but
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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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OAC Chair Patty Nece featured in Media Empathy Spotlight Series on Weight Stigma
in OAC Blog, OAC Newsroom on July 6, 2022

The Media Empathy Foundation recently released a report and held a panel discussion spotlighting weight stigma in popular culture. The Media Empathy Spotlight Series is an initiative created to uncover weight stigma in television, film, news, advertisements and social media. The series addresses the hurtful and harmful portrayals of people with larger bodies in mainstream
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Calibrate Joins OAC’s Chairman’s Council at the Bronze Level
in OAC Blog, OAC Newsroom on June 24, 2022

The Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) is pleased to share that Calibrate has joined OAC’s Chairman’s Council at the Bronze level and is a first-time Council member! Thank you for committing to support and champion the OAC’s mission. About Calibrate Calibrate is the first and only metabolic approach to sustainable weight loss which combines doctor-prescribed GLP-1
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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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Registration for YWM2022-Engage is Open!
in Events, OAC Blog, OAC Newsroom on May 24, 2022

  Registration for the OAC’s Your Weight Matters Engage Convention is now open! We invite you to join us July 14-16 at Westin Lake Las Vegas in Henderson, NV, for our re-envisioned, in-person Convention event. YWM2022-Engage is designed for those who want to take that deeper dive into weight and health education, while also focusing
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