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Mar 26, 2017
NAAFA's Size Diversity in Employment Tool Kits address diversity of body size in the workforce and how this can increase brand loyalty, reputation and the bottom line.

Mar 10, 2017
NAAFA's second Advisors Webinar, presented by NAAFA Board Member Tigress Osborn, will discuss the plus-size fashion industry, fat visibility in mainstream media and how to create your own fabulous looks.

Nov 29, 2016
NAAFA encourages the US Preventative Services Task Force to reconsider their recommendations regarding childhood obesity that have potential to do more harm than good.

Oct 19, 2016
Any individual seeking to be leader of the free world should never be verbally, physically or sexually abusive. Leaders have a responsibility to model good citizenship, not bullying behavior, to the world.

Sep 19, 2016
Gersh Kuntzman's cutting remarks in a recent New York Daily News article were intended to publicly embarrass Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump. Public fat shaming does no good for anyone and only leads to stigma and discrimination.

Sep 13, 2016
NAAFA's Size Diversity in Higher Education Tool Kit has been designed to change how we think about body size, to shift the focus from the "war on obesity" to an inclusive atmosphere, embracing students of all sizes.

Sep 07, 2016
NAAFA introduces a new fact sheet, Making a Case for Legislation to End Size Discrimination, a tool to be used by individuals working to find a legislator who will join the fight to end discrimination based on body size/physical appearance.

May 08, 2016
NAAFA, which advocates from the perspective of the fat patient, supports the adopting of H.R. 4266 but believes there is a need for additional training regarding the professional and discrimination-free treatment of fat patients.

Apr 24, 2016
The adopting of House Bill H.R. 1189 - Preserving Employee Wellness Programs Act, would further support the discrimination already being experienced by certain groups of employees; those most vulnerable and lower paid employees.

Apr 07, 2016
NAAFA contends that Oral Roberts University's new policy that incoming freshmen must purchase and use the now known to be defective Fitbit as part of their academic requirements is discriminatory.



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