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    NAAFA Announces Line-up of Breakout Sessions for its 2013 Convention & Expo FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 17, 2013 Foster City, CA – NAAFA, the civil rights
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      NAAFA Announces Line-up of Breakout Sessions for its 2013 Convention & Expo

      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
      May 17, 2013

      Foster City, CA – NAAFA, the civil rights organization working for Equality at Every Size, has released the line-up of educational breakout sessions 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.

      In keeping with this year's theme of "Promoting Equality: All Sizes Welcome!" NAAFA's educational tracks are:

      • Diversity, Size Acceptance and Corporate Culture
      • Bullying in the Classroom and Beyond
      • Accessibility: Tools for Everyday Living
      • Being Healthy at Any Size

      "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.
      Breakout Presenters:

      • "Plus Size" Fashion Blogging: Fat Activism or Consumerism by Jill Andrew (Track: Diversity, Size Acceptance & Corporate Culture)
      • Developing Resilience in the Face of Resistance by Dr. Linda Bacon (Track: Being Healthy At Every Size)
      • Setting Boundaries by Dr. Barbara Bruno (Track: Accessibility: Tools for Everyday Living)
      • Teaching Fat Fashion by Deborah Christel (Track: Diversity, Size Acceptance & Corporate Culture)
      • 5 Proven Strategies to Reduce Joint Pain by Cinder Ernst (Track: Being Healthy At Every Size)
      • Finding the Heal in Health at Every Size by Dr. Deah Schwartz (Track: Being Healthy at Every Size)
      • Financial Literacy by Cree Zischke (Track: Accessibility: Tools for Everyday Living)
      • End Bullying Now by Donna Frey & Angelica Negrete (Track: Bullying in the Classroom & Beyond)
      • Such a Pretty Face by Ann Anderson (Track: Diversity, Size Acceptance & Corporate Culture)

      To learn more about the NAAFA 2013 Annual Convention & Expo, please visit 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, NAAFA
      e-mail: pr@... phone: (916)558-6880
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