OAC Announces New Membership Structure Effective January 1, 2012 -
OAC Membership is about the individual, so that is why the OAC's Board of Directors recently voted to simplify the membership structure, now offering one level of membership for individuals. The goal in making this change is to allow any individual to join the OAC at the same fee - just $20/year.
To learn more about the OAC's new membership structure, please click here.>>>
OAC Partners with Obesity PPM on Free Online Educational Initiative - In January 2012, the OAC and Obesity PPM will launch a long-term online educational initiative to increase understanding of the complexity of obesity and its many causes. Running throughout 2012 and 2013, the initiative will take a three-pronged approach: a 14-part series of publicly available webinars, articles addressing aspects of Obesity PPM’s Twelve Pillars® model, and social media enriching the dialogue about each event topic.
To learn more about this educational opportunity, please click here.>>>
OAC's Most Recent "Bias Busters" Issue Needs Your Attention - The "Bias Busters" issue that needs your attention is the availability and sale of stigmatizing images of individuals affected by obesity distributed by stock photo companies. These images degrade and dehumanize individuals affected by obesity and only perpetuate the negative and unfair bias that individuals affected by obesity deal with everyday.
To learn more about this "Bias Busters" issue and to take action, please click here.>>>
OAC Thanks Chairman’s Council Member for Renewing - This month, the OAC is pleased to thank former OAC Chairman, Jim Fivecoat, MBA, for renewing his membership in the OAC Chairman’s Council. Jim has been a member of the OAC since 2005 and has been a member at the Chairman’s Council level for the past five years. As an individual, Jim sees the value of joining the OAC at the highest level and we are appreciative of his support throughout the years.
The OAC Chairman’s Council welcomes individuals, companies and organizations that want to support the OAC at a higher level. To learn more about the Chairman’s Council and all of the benefits to this level, please click here.>>>