Statement of Employment Support for People with Dwarfism
Little People of America (LPA) would like to extend its support to the plaintiffs in two Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) lawsuits, both involving women with dwarfism. Employment discrimination remains a key issue in our community. LPA is dedicated to raising awareness around employment issues that face people with dwarfism and fully supports its members’ pursuit of any and all career opportunities.
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Little People of America (LPA) is a nonprofit organization that provides support and information to people of short stature and their families. LPA is only able to continue our work with support from members, friends and family. Please consider making a donation to our annual $50 for 50 More Years Fundraising Campaign.
Benefits of Membership
Membership is available to individuals with a medical diagnosis of dwarfism or form of short stature, as well as their families, grandparents, relatives, and all medical professionals. Benefits of membership include: peer, parent, and medical support at the chapter, regional and national level; discounted rates at the National conference; advocacy; LPA Today quarterly magazine; college scholarships and support; adoption and conference attendance grants; friendship and connections; referrals to medical care by dwarfism specialists; and general support for the dwarfism community.
2014 LPA Board of Directors
Little People of America would like to welcome the incoming Board Members for the 2014-2017 Term. In this past election, all eleven positions on the Board of Directors were open. In the election, five of the positions were contested. LPA thanks all of the candidates who ran for a Board spot and all of the members who participated in the voting process. With a new structure, and several new faces, the LPA Board of Directors is positioned to have a strong and successful term. See more.