Take your own ACTION STEPS. Below are several organizations that provide information how you can get involved with your own children, as well as on local, regional, and national levels.
Children’s Defense Fund www.childrensdefense.org
Rethinking Schools www.rethinkingschools.org
Campaign for a Commercial Free Childhood www.commercialfreechildhood.org
Commercial Alert www.commercialalert.org
Educators for Social Responsibility www.esr.org
Fair Trade Fundraiser Program www.equalexchange.com/fundraiser
TV Turn-off Network www.tvturnoff.org
Free Press www.freepress.net
Campaign for Commercial Free Childhood (CCFC): www.commercialexploitation.org
Teachers Resisting Unhealthy Children's Entertainment (TRUCE): www.truceteachers.org
Alliance for Childhood: www.allianceforchildhood.org
Concerned Educators Allied for a Safe Environment (CEASE): www.peaceeducators.org
Tell the MPAA: Stop the Marketing of Violent PG-13 Movies to Preschoolers
Burger King Iron Man toy giveaways for preschoolers. Indiana Jones Lunchables. Incredible Hulk toys for children as young as three. The Dark Knight Cheerios. This summer’s violent PG-13 blockbusters are being marketed to young children. The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) could stop this onslaught but they won’t. Visit http://salsa.democracyinaction.org/o/621/t/6725/campaign.jsp?campaign_KEY=24562 to the tell the MPAA to stop the marketing of violent PG-13 movies to young children.