NAAFA Adds Four New Board Members

The National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance is proud to announce the addition of four diverse, highly qualified individuals to the Board of Directors. The new members bring excitement and expertise to help change the future for fat people.

LAS VEGAS - nvtip -- The Board of Directors of the National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance (NAAFA) is excited to announce the addition of four new members to the board. The variety of skills and experience of the new members will help propel NAAFA forward as we develop programs and resources to end the discrimination against fat people and realize Equality at Every Size.

"We are honored to have these four individuals with their passion for fat community added to the NAAFA Board. They reflect the varied facets and intersections of being a person of size in our society and will broaden our understanding of the needs of those we represent. Their inclusion will aid in directing us in meeting our goal of Equality At Every Size. We welcome Amanda Cooper, Marcy Cruz, Kathryn Hack and Elaine Lee wholeheartedly to the NAAFA Board of Directors", stated Darliene Howell, NAAFA Board Chair.

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Help us welcome:

Amanda Cooper (she/her) - activist, organizer and Senior Partner at the LightBox Collaborative, a communication consulting firm. Amanda has more than twenty years of experience working with organizations throughout our social justice movements, including organized labor, civil rights, and reproductive health and justice.

Marcy Cruz (she/her) - award-winning writer/author, educator and activist with 20 years of experience in the plus size fashion industry.  She is also signed to State Management as an extended-sizes (4X+) fit model and is the content creator of the blog Fearlessly Just Me.

Kathryn Hack (she/her) - body liberation artist and speaker. Her body of work highlights human diversity in all its many forms and encourages radical self-love and self-acceptance.

Elaine K. Lee (she/her) - activist, recovering corporate attorney and computer engineer. Elaine has previously served as Co-President of the Board of Directors of NOLOSE, a national nonprofit organization committed to fat liberation and eliminating hatred, prejudice, and discrimination toward fat people.

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Please visit https://naafa.org/new-board-members to read the full announcement of the new NAAFA board members on NAAFA's official website.

Founded in 1969, NAAFA is a non-profit fat 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.

To learn more about NAAFA and how you can become involved, please visit https://naafa.org/

Contact
Peggy Howell
pr@naafa.org
19165586880


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