OAC Community Perspectives: Making the Case for Change by Ava Zebrick
in OAC Blog on April 8, 2024

Meet Ava Zebrick, a powerhouse within the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) whose intelligence, education and determination are the driving forces behind her advocacy work. Behind her calm exterior is a sharp mind and a relentless advocate who is dedicated to changing how society understands and treats obesity. Like many of us, Ava’s experiences with obesity
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Alecia’s Journey: Fighting Obesity and Finding My Voice
in OAC Blog on March 18, 2024

Meet Alecia Smith, a remarkable new member of the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) who is taking the bull by the horns as an advocate for others navigating the challenges of obesity. Alecia’s path to supporting the OAC began with a simple scroll on social media when she saw a post of ours on Facebook and
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Mary’s Story: Asking for Help and Discovering My Voice
in Education, OAC Blog on November 17, 2023

Meet Mary Tripp, a long-time member of the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) who stands out not only for her passion for advocacy but also for her creativity that lights up OAC Conventions. Mary’s journey with obesity started early, exposing her to challenges with weight and stigma since childhood. Through ups and downs, she found acceptance
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