YWM2015 – There From The Beginning

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James Zervios has been with the Obesity Action Coalition since it’s inception in 2005, which makes this the 10th Anniversary. James has seen the OAC go from just a handful of members to over 50,000 members across the country. We chatted a bit about where YWM2016 is going to be (spoiler alert: Washington DC).

James & Lindsay

As  Vice President of Marketing and Communications, James deals with the media quite a bit, he is also a key part of the Bias Committee… and is very active as part of the current Ban the F Word campaign. We talked a bit about the details behind the campaign, and how it’s not about banning the word fat itself, but more about bringing attention to, and stopping it’s use as a negative descriptor or pejorative.

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