FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Mar. 15, 2013
Foster City, CA NAAFA, the civil rights organization working for Equality at Every Size, has released the "Schedule of Events" for its upcoming 2013 Annual Convention & Expo, being held on July 25-29, 2013 at the Westin Hotel, Casino & Spa, located at 160 East Flamingo Rd. Las Vegas, NV 89109.
This year's convention, "Promoting Equality: All Sizes Welcome!" will include some notable additions, including:
Featured keynote speakers
Gaming party hosted by the Westin Las Vegas
"Promoting Equality: All Sizes Welcome!" is the preeminent event for size diversity advocates from across North America, including Canada and worldwide. NAAFA has a tradition of using educational convention sessions as a platform for innovation in the areas of diversity, size acceptance activism and nondiscrimination practices and policies.
"We're building upon the events that have made previous conventions successful, and fun," said Peggy Howell, NAAFA's spokeswoman and Convention Committee Member. "Las Vegas is a great entertainment location, and the 2013 NAAFACon will reflect what makes our host city so special. We've released a schedule of events that balances strong educational content with fun, network-oriented activities for our convention attendees."
To view the 2013 NAAFACon schedule of events, go to: http://www.naafaonline.com/convention2013/schedule/
NAAFA has issued a Call for Presentations for its breakout sessions. Presentation applications are due no later than April 3, 2013. To submit your proposal, learn more about the NAAFA 2013 Annual Convention & Expo or view the schedule of events please go to: www.naafa.org
Founded in 1969, NAAFA is a non-profit human rights organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for fat people. NAAFA works to eliminate discrimination based on body size and provide fat people with the tools for self-empowerment through public education, advocacy, and member support.
On the web: www.naafa.org
For more information contact:
Peggy Howell, Public Relations Director
National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance (NAAFA)