May 15, 2011
Arkansas’ weight loss centered programs for children have failed. NAAFA offers an alternative in a new groundbreaking toolkit that will help parents, educators and caregivers understand how to help without doing harm.
May 10, 2011
NAAFA announces an addition to their Advisory Board, the prestigious Lily O'Hara, MPH, Section Head of Health Promotion at the Health Authority of Abu Dhabu, United Arab Emirates and Adjunct Lecturer at University of the Sunshine Coast in Australia.
Apr 21, 2011
NAAFA’s Child Advocacy Toolkitsm has been designed to create a paradigm shift in how we think about children’s health, to shift the focus from the war on childhood obesity to a health-centered focus embracing children of all sizes.
Apr 20, 2011
NAAFA is once again offering its HAES Scholarship to encourage further study across disciplines that incorporate Health At Every Size (HAES) tenets and principles and to support civil right efforts to end size discrimination and bias.
Apr 15, 2011
Encouraging student fashion designers to specialize in designing fashions for the plus-size body, NAAFA will be awarding their second annual $1000 scholarship to a currently enrolled design student.
Apr 07, 2011
Arizona Gov. Brewer is bias and misguided. State considers inflicting the state’s poorest, Medicaid patients, with $50 tax for being heavy or smoking.
Mar 16, 2011
The new SSIA prohibits bullying and harassment for some but why are weight and height missing? Multiple studies indicate that fat children are the group being most bullied!
Mar 12, 2011
Georgia Children’s Health Alliance billboard campaign targeting fat children will do more harm than good! Healthy habits are good for EVERYONE, no matter what their size.
Feb 04, 2011
NAAFA returns to Washington, DC for our annual fund raising convention. The focus in 2011 will be to prepare NAAFA members to visit key representatives and organizations to present our case for changing this country's anti-discrimination laws.
Jan 24, 2011
Newly published paper shows that weight loss is a common route to weight gain and worsened health. Healthcare focused on weight is harmful.