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1Introducing the NAAFA Size Diversity Toolkit

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  • Peggy
    Nov 23, 2009
      Introducing the NAAFA Size Diversity Toolkit

      For Immediate Release
      December 26, 2008

      Oakland, CA - NAAFA is pleased to introduce the NAAFA Size Diversity Toolkit. With this toolkit, NAAFA is bringing a new case for diversity and inclusion to the front door of corporate America. Diversity and Inclusion have become a business imperative for companies who want to stay and thrive in business today and in the future. No company can afford to have employees that are not fully engaged and innovative in the workplace. Size diversity needs to be added to the equation.

      The Toolkit provides a paradigm shift on behaviors towards employees of size which can enhance the workplace and leverage wellness programs so that all employees independent of size can benefit, creating long lasting effects. In December, NAAFA began mailing these toolkits to strategically positioned officers of America's Fortune 500 companies as well as some key learning institutions.

      NAAFA's Size Diversity Toolkit has been written and compiled by some of the country's leading experts on size diversity. The toolkit provides important information to human resource professionals that will supplement existing diversity education programs.

      The toolkit contains the following:

      Industry Leading Commentary
      Business Case For Size Diversity
      Real World Examples of Size Prejudice And Discrimination
      Business Scenarios With Discussion Questions
      Glossary And Resources List
      The newly released Book , Health At Every Size: The Surprising Truth About Your Weight by Dr. Linda Bacon, PhD, a professor, author and one of the leading researchers on the Health At Every Size perspective.

      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. NAAFA Is Turning 40!!! Join us for our National Convention July 31- August 3, 2009 at The Dulles Airport Marriot.

      On the web: http://www.naafa.org

      For more information contact:
      Peggy Howell, Public Relations Director
      National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance (NAAFA)
      e-mail: naafa_pr@... phone: (707)246-6116