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NAAFA Announces 2nd Health At Every Size® Summit

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  • Peggy
    NAAFA Announces 2nd Health At Every Size® Summit Equality At Every SizeSM with HAES® FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 1, 2012 Foster City, CA - In 2010, NAAFA
    Message 1 of 1 , Mar 1, 2012
      NAAFA Announces 2nd Health At Every Size® Summit
      Equality At Every SizeSM with HAES®

      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
      March 1, 2012

      Foster City, CA - In 2010, NAAFA convened its first historic International HAES Summit with much success. In keeping with NAAFA's ongoing commitment to eliminate size discrimination and in response to inquiries focused on health concerns, the NAAFA Board of Directors is pleased to announce the second International Health At Every Size (HAES) Summit to be held at the Westin San Francisco Airport Hotel on Monday, August 6, 2012. This year's theme is "Equality At Every Size with HAES".

      The NAAFA HAES Summit Objectives are:

      • To bridge Health At Every Size (HAES) work that supports NAAFA's civil rights efforts
      • To provide a supportive venue to bring together various individuals across disciplines to present and discuss their work and latest findings.
      • To award a scholarship to a promising undergraduate or graduate student whose studies and research are focused on or embodies the HAES tenets.

      The Summit content will include:

      • Engaging keynote speaker
      • Panel Sessions on cutting edge topics from experts
      • Networking Opportunities
      • Evening Reception with a Poster Session and Idea Marketplace

      Registration Fee Structure:
      Professionals: $175.00 Early Bird Price of $150.00 until July 1st 2012
      Panelists: $125.00
      Students: $100.00 Early Bird Price of $75.00 until July 1st 2012
      (limited to spots available and student ID is required)
      Go to www.naafa.org to register

      Hotel Information:
      Do you need a room? The Westin is prepared to take your reservation
      https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/StarGroupsWeb/booking/reservation?id=1112156171&key=A819C

      Interested in 2012 NAAFA HAES Scholarship? Visit the link:
      http://www.naafaonline.com/naafasummit2012/

      Interested in volunteer opportunities?
      Visit www.naafa.org. For more information about HAES and the NAAFA HAES Summit, 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: http://www.naafa.org

      For more information contact:
      Peggy Howell, Public Relations Director, NAAFA
      e-mail: naafa_pr@...
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